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[PATCH 2/2] mips: add new target vmlinux.strip

To: ralf@linux-mips.org
Subject: [PATCH 2/2] mips: add new target vmlinux.strip
From: Geoff Levand <geoffrey.levand@am.sony.com>
Date: Fri, 14 Jul 2006 12:52:24 -0700
Cc: linux-mips@linux-mips.org
Original-recipient: rfc822;linux-mips@linux-mips.org
Sender: linux-mips-bounce@linux-mips.org
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Adds a new make target 'vmlinux.strip', a stripped elf boot
image.  This target reduces image load time with bootloaders
that load elf images.

Signed-off-by: Geoff Levand <geoffrey.levand@am.sony.com>


Index: 2.6.16/arch/mips/Makefile
===================================================================
--- 2.6.16.orig/arch/mips/Makefile      2006-07-14 11:37:33.000000000 -0700
+++ 2.6.16/arch/mips/Makefile   2006-07-14 11:39:25.000000000 -0700
@@ -834,6 +834,9 @@
 vmlinux.bin: $(vmlinux-32)
        +@$(call makeboot,$@)

+vmlinux.strip: $(vmlinux-32)
+       +@$(call makeboot,$@)
+
 vmlinux.ecoff vmlinux.rm200: $(vmlinux-32)
        +@$(call makeboot,$@)

@@ -846,6 +849,7 @@
               vmlinux.rm200

 define archhelp
+       @echo '* vmlinux.strip            - stripped elf boot image'
        @echo '* vmlinux.ecoff            - ECOFF boot image'
        @echo '* vmlinux.srec             - SREC boot image'
 endef
Index: 2.6.16/arch/mips/boot/Makefile
===================================================================
--- 2.6.16.orig/arch/mips/boot/Makefile 2006-07-14 11:37:33.000000000 -0700
+++ 2.6.16/arch/mips/boot/Makefile      2006-07-14 11:37:55.000000000 -0700
@@ -23,6 +23,9 @@
 drop-sections  = .reginfo .mdebug .comment .note .pdr .options .MIPS.options
 strip-flags    = $(addprefix --remove-section=,$(drop-sections))

+quiet_cmd_stripvm = STRIP   $@
+      cmd_stripvm = $(STRIP) -s -R .comment $< -o $@
+
 VMLINUX = vmlinux

 all: vmlinux.ecoff vmlinux.srec addinitrd
@@ -36,6 +39,9 @@
 vmlinux.bin: $(VMLINUX)
        $(OBJCOPY) -O binary $(strip-flags) $(VMLINUX) $(obj)/vmlinux.bin

+vmlinux.strip: $(VMLINUX)
+       $(call if_changed,stripvm)
+
 vmlinux.srec: $(VMLINUX)
        $(OBJCOPY) -S -O srec $(strip-flags) $(VMLINUX) $(obj)/vmlinux.srec




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