[U-Boot-Users] [PATCH] sinclude board specific make fragment

Murray.Jensen at csiro.au Murray.Jensen at csiro.au
Thu Jun 30 16:19:04 CEST 2005

On Thu, 30 Jun 2005 15:35:41 +0200, Wolfgang Denk writes:
>> As I said in the description, this allows board specific make targets
>> such as "install", or other board specific targets that might need to
>> be included in the $(ALL) make variable.
>> If make targets are placed in the board specific "config.mk", the first
>> such target becomes the default make target, instead of "all", which is
>> declared later in the main Makefile.
>This is something I don't  like.  "config.mk"  is  intended  to  hold
>configration information needd for the make, nothing else. Definitely
>no make targets or rules or things like that.

Precisely - that is what I was saying. You cannot include targets or rules
in the board specific "config.mk" file.

>Actually the board specific "config.mk" files  might  be  romved  one

Umm.. this would be very bad. Why would you want to do that?

>> make targets placed in the board specific Makefile can't be called from
>> the top level directory.
>Do you reallyneed your own private make targets?

I gave two examples - "install", and a target for an image of the "boot
page" for our MPC8560 board (which I want to be added to the $(ALL) list).
I have others, but they are more trivial.

>Then make sure  that  an  appropriate  note  about  the  patch  being
>copyrighted  by  you  and  available  under GPL is included with your
>If you cannot avoid the trailer, then make clear  that  it  does  not
>apply, please.

Fair enough. I will do that in future. Cheers!
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