commit:     1618c312961d281be9e971e8040d41e6423b2554
Author:     Andrey Utkin <andrey_utkin <AT> gentoo <DOT> org>
AuthorDate: Mon Nov 25 18:54:39 2019 +0000
Commit:     Andrey Utkin <andrey_utkin <AT> gentoo <DOT> org>
CommitDate: Tue Dec  3 13:32:12 2019 +0000

sys-boot/raspberrypi-firmware: don't install device tree blobs

Upstream git repo provides binaries of two natures in a single

* boot firmware files;
* prebuilt kernel files.

boot/*.dtb, boot/overlays/ belong to kernel, not boot firmware.

But for historical reasons, these files were installed by
sys-boot/raspberrypi-firmware package rather than
sys-kernel/raspberrypi-image, which would be more correct.

The problem with this is that users of kernels different than
sys-kernel/raspberrypi-image need to install different files into these
locations. This means such people have to avoid using
sys-boot/raspberrypi-firmware package completely.

A blocker dependency on old sys-kernel/raspberrypi-image versions is
added to protect from a situation when just raspberrypi-firmware is
being upgraded, and the machine ends up not having device tree files.

Upgrading to a new version may cause a disruption if the user doesn't
use sys-kernel/raspberrypi-image but still relies on device tree files
installed by raspberrypi-firmware package. This will be dealt with by a
news item. A special USE flag for smooth transition of such users is
considered an overkill, on presumption that this package is not
massively popular.

Package-Manager: Portage-2.3.66, Repoman-2.3.16
Signed-off-by: Andrey Utkin <andrey_utkin <AT>>

 sys-boot/raspberrypi-firmware/raspberrypi-firmware-9999.ebuild | 8 ++++++--
 1 file changed, 6 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/sys-boot/raspberrypi-firmware/raspberrypi-firmware-9999.ebuild 
index 4b06dfa4993..e1ebbe9b7e4 100644
--- a/sys-boot/raspberrypi-firmware/raspberrypi-firmware-9999.ebuild
+++ b/sys-boot/raspberrypi-firmware/raspberrypi-firmware-9999.ebuild
@@ -10,6 +10,12 @@ HOMEPAGE="";
 LICENSE="GPL-2 raspberrypi-videocore-bin"
+# Temporary safety measure to prevent ending up with a pair of
+# sys-kernel/raspberrypi-image and sys-boot/raspberrypi-firmware
+# none of which installed device tree files.
+# Remove when the mentioned version and all older ones are deleted.
 if [[ "${PV}" == 9999 ]]; then
        inherit git-r3
@@ -45,8 +51,6 @@ src_install() {
        insinto /boot
        cd boot || die
        doins bootcode.bin fixup*.dat start*elf
-       doins *.dtb
-       doins -r overlays
        newins "${FILESDIR}"/${PN}-0_p20130711-config.txt config.txt
        newins "${FILESDIR}"/${PN}-0_p20130711-cmdline.txt cmdline.txt
        newenvd "${FILESDIR}"/${PN}-0_p20130711-envd 90${PN}

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