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SubjectRe: [PATCH] kbuild: Handle builtin dtb files containing hyphens
2018-03-08 16:09 GMT+09:00 James Hogan <>:
> 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.
> Thanks
> James

The code looks good.
If you send v2, I can shortly apply it to the fixes branch.

If possible, I want to send a PR this weekend.

Best Regards
Masahiro Yamada

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