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SubjectRe: [PATCH V7 4/6] kbuild: Add support to build overlays (%.dtbo)
Hi Viresh,

On Fri, Feb 5, 2021 at 10:25 AM Viresh Kumar <viresh.kumar@linaro.org> wrote:
> On 05-02-21, 10:02, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> > Thanks for your patch
> > (which I only noticed because it appeared in dt-rh/for-next ;-)
> >
> > On Fri, Jan 29, 2021 at 8:31 AM Viresh Kumar <viresh.kumar@linaro.org> wrote:
> > > Add support for building DT overlays (%.dtbo). The overlay's source file
> > > will have the usual extension, i.e. .dts, though the blob will have
> >
> > Why use .dts and not .dtso for overlays?
> > Because you originally (until v5) had a single rule for building .dtb
> > and .dtbo files?
>
> I am fine with doing that as well if Rob and David agree to it. Rob
> did suggest that at one point but we didn't do much about it later on
> for some reason.
>
> FWIW, this will also require a change in the DTC compiler.

Care to explain why? I've been using .dtsi for ages in
https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/geert/renesas-drivers.git/log/?h=topic/renesas-overlays

Gr{oetje,eeting}s,

Geert

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Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 -- geert@linux-m68k.org

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-- Linus Torvalds

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