RFC: Location for Device Tree Sources?
Mark A. Greer
mgreer at mvista.com
Thu Aug 10 02:38:39 EST 2006
On Wed, Aug 09, 2006 at 07:56:45AM -0500, Josh Boyer wrote:
> On Wed, 2006-08-09 at 13:18 +0200, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> > On Tue, 2006-08-01 at 15:32 -0500, Jon Loeliger wrote:
> > > Folks,
> > >
> > > Where should we place the sources for the OF Flat Device
> > > Tree source files? They used to be in U-Boot, but that
> > > isn't happening any more.
> > Why ? While having device-tree's in zImages is good to handle firmwares
> > that can't pass them, I still think that the proper thing to do is to
> > have the firmware provide the DT to the kernel. Did Denk decide once for
> > all against having DTs passed by uboot at all ? In which case, it's
> > probably time to consider a fork...
> We're only talking about the _source_ files. The .dts files. Not the
> binary trees themselves.
> The basic summary is that having a .dts in the kernel for every
> defconfig would be good. (I think that was the summary anyway.)
That's my understanding too. A 1-1 matching of default config files
and dts files kept in the kernel src trees. Any extra dts files would
be kept whereever dtc src is stored (i.e., jdl.com). I haven't heard
jdl agree to this, though. :)
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