[U-Boot-Users] RE: [PATCH] Enable device and console for ARM (II).

Wolfgang Denk wd at denx.de
Fri Jun 20 01:50:44 CEST 2003

In message <FD2AC9A020DDD51194710008C7089B20053D4C98 at dlee17.itg.ti.com> you wrote:
> Another quick look at the source shows a couple of things.
>   ++ every supported architecture does the malloc of syscalls_tbl.
>   ++ console_setfile() currently requires it.
>   ++ boot_command.c currently requires it.
>   -- I'll retract the bit about console_init_r needing it, as I see that
> there is
>      an alternative....and I wasn't using the syscall version anyway.

OK, I give up. It seems this is buried too deep to be cleaned up right now.

> Do you still feel its allocation should be coded around?  I quickly
> re-submit a patch with the VFD movement removed.  If needed I can attempt to
> clean up the console_setfile and place in boot_command.c which currently
> needs it...but I defiantly am not in a position to test all effected ports.

No, please make it work as is. The syscall cleanup  will  be  another
issue, some time later.

> ...you are amazingly responsive for someone seven hours ahead...

Ummm... ahead? No, I feel I must be weeks behind ... ;-)

Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

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