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Re: [PATCH] kbuild: Don't assume dts files live in arch/*/boot/dts

To: Stephen Warren <swarren@wwwdotorg.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] kbuild: Don't assume dts files live in arch/*/boot/dts
From: Matthijs Kooijman <matthijs@stdin.nl>
Date: Wed, 8 May 2013 17:02:54 +0200
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Hey Stephen,

On Wed, May 08, 2013 at 08:50:49AM -0600, Stephen Warren wrote:
> On 05/08/2013 04:59 AM, Matthijs Kooijman wrote:
> > ...
> > The commit referenced above tried to fix this by passing arch/*/boot/dts
> > as an include path to dtc. However, for mips, the .dts files are not in
> > this directory, so dts compilation on mips breaks for some targets.
> > ...
>
> (although I wonder if the .dts files shouldn't be in a standard location?)

On mips, I think the dts files are stored together with the soc code in
per-manufacturer directories, which probably works for them.

Regardless of that discussion, I think my patch makes the dts handling
code more generic, so it's probably a good idea to include it anyway.


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