On Wed, Mar 07, 2018 at 03:19:11PM -0800, Frank Rowand wrote: > On 03/07/18 12:25, James Hogan wrote: > > On Wed, Mar 07, 2018 at 12:11:41PM -0800, Frank Rowand wrote: > >> On 03/07/18 06:06, James Hogan wrote: > >>> Quite a lot of dts files have hyphens, but its only a problem on MIPS > >>> where such files can be built into the kernel. For example when > >>> CONFIG_DT_NETGEAR_CVG834G=y, or on BMIPS kernels when the dtbs target is > >>> used (in the latter case it admitedly shouldn't really build all the > >>> dtb.o files, but thats a separate issue).
> > I'll keep the paragraph about MIPS and the example configuration though, > > as I think its important information to reproduce the problem, and to > > justify why it wouldn't be appropriate to just rename the files (which > > was my first reaction). > > Other than the part that says "its only a problem on MIPS". That is > pedantically correct because no other architecture (that I am aware > of, not that I searched) currently has a devicetree source file name > with a hyphen in it, where that file is compiled into the kernel as > an asm file. But it is potentially a problem on any architecture > to it is misleading to label it as MIPS only. Okay I'll reword to make it clearer and do a v2. Thanks James
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