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SubjectRe: [PATCH] kbuild: Handle builtin dtb files containing hyphens
On Wed, Mar 07, 2018 at 03:19:11PM -0800, Frank Rowand wrote:
> On 03/07/18 12:25, James Hogan wrote:
> > On Wed, Mar 07, 2018 at 12:11:41PM -0800, Frank Rowand wrote:
> >> On 03/07/18 06:06, James Hogan wrote:
> >>> Quite a lot of dts files have hyphens, but its only a problem on MIPS
> >>> where such files can be built into the kernel. For example when
> >>> CONFIG_DT_NETGEAR_CVG834G=y, or on BMIPS kernels when the dtbs target is
> >>> used (in the latter case it admitedly shouldn't really build all the
> >>> dtb.o files, but thats a separate issue).

> > I'll keep the paragraph about MIPS and the example configuration though,
> > as I think its important information to reproduce the problem, and to
> > justify why it wouldn't be appropriate to just rename the files (which
> > was my first reaction).
> Other than the part that says "its only a problem on MIPS". That is
> pedantically correct because no other architecture (that I am aware
> of, not that I searched) currently has a devicetree source file name
> with a hyphen in it, where that file is compiled into the kernel as
> an asm file. But it is potentially a problem on any architecture
> to it is misleading to label it as MIPS only.

Okay I'll reword to make it clearer and do a v2.

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