Someone broke my allmodconfig build
Mark A. Greer
mgreer at mvista.com
Tue Jul 24 01:24:58 EST 2007
On Mon, Jul 23, 2007 at 11:43:37AM +1000, David Gibson wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 21, 2007 at 09:04:13PM -0500, Josh Boyer wrote:
> > On Sun, Jul 22, 2007 at 10:37:06AM +1000, Paul Mackerras wrote:
> > > Stephen Rothwell writes:
> > >
> > > > WRAP arch/powerpc/boot/zImage.ps3
> > > > /home/sfr/kernels/linus/arch/powerpc/boot/wrapper: line 113: dtc: command not found
> > > > make: *** [arch/powerpc/boot/zImage.ps3] Error 1
> > >
> > > Hmmm, we should be shipping .dtb files with the tree, so people don't
> > > have to have dtc installed.
> > Really? I don't think we're quite ready for that. Particularly for the
> > embedded boards. Those DTS files still get lots of churn, and having to
> > update both the .dts and .dtb at the same time seems a bit fragile.
> I sort of prefer this option in theory, but it's basically
> impossible. People updating dts files by patch would also have to
> update the dtb, which can't be done in a normal patch, since they're
I agree. Shipping a magic binary blob, especially ones that haven't
really settled out, will be a real headache for poeple.
> I'm working with sfr now on importing dtc into the kernel tree.
IIRC, this was discussed when dtc first came into existence but it was
pooh-poohed. I forget why now.
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