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Re: [PATCH 0/6] mips: diverse Makefile updates

To: Sam Ravnborg <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/6] mips: diverse Makefile updates
From: Ralf Baechle <>
Date: Mon, 31 May 2010 15:56:58 +0100
Cc: linux-mips <>, Wu Zhangjin <>
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On Sun, May 30, 2010 at 04:19:39PM +0200, Sam Ravnborg wrote:

> This patchset does the following:
> - introduce arch/mips/Kbuild
> - use -Werror on all core-y files of the mips kernel
> - introduce a distributed way to specify platform definitions
> - refactor a few Makefiles
> - clean up cleaning 
> Ralf asked in private mail if I could try to implement
> a working varient of a suggestion I made some time ago.
> The idea was to move platform specific definitions to
> dedicated platfrom files.
> This is implmented in the third patch.
> The idea is to move the platform definitions from arch/mips/Makefile
> to arch/mips/<platform>/Platfrom
> The content of this file is used in arch/mips/Makefile
> and arch/mips/Kbuild.
> On top of this is a few patches that refactor the
> boot and boot/compressed Makefiles so they are more
> kbuild conformant.
> This beautify the output when we build a kernel.

This will need some extra work on the remaining platforms so is 2.6.36
material so I queued the entire series for 2.6.36.  The queue tree is


And of course a big thanks for your work!


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