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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/3] kbuild: Add wilddt function instead of listing dtbs
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On Fri, 2019-01-25 at 01:03 +0900, Masahiro Yamada wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 22, 2019 at 1:17 AM Leonard Crestez <leonard.crestez@nxp.com> wrote:
> >
> > On 1/7/2019 9:31 PM, Leonard Crestez wrote:
> > > The dts makefiles go through a lot of pointless churn when boards are
> > > added. Many SOCs (such as imx) have very simple naming conventions for
> > > all boards using a certain chip and board listings can be easily
> > > collapsed using wildcards.
> > >
> > > Add a "wilddt" function and use it for imx6/7/8 and layerscape. This can
> > > be applied to many other soc families later.
> >
> > Any feedback? This should be reviewed by kbuild and arm-soc
>
> Personally, I prefer explicit listing
> because I can browse the Makefile to get a quick idea
> of which boards are compiled.

Or you can just ls soc-*.dts?

> I like this to be consistent.
> - Exploit wildcard for all platforms
> - Do not do this at all
>
> But, I am pessimistic about the former
> when I look at AT91 platform.

I can try to resend in a form that uses a wildcard for most platforms
but skips those with very few SOCs or confusing conventions (like
at91).

--
Regards,
Leonard
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