[U-Boot-Users] Image date output from imls/iminfo when no rtc chip is present
wd at denx.de
Tue Apr 25 23:50:22 CEST 2006
In message <444E85DF.2040204 at orkun.us> you wrote:
> Creation date of the U-Boot Image is suppressed from output of
> imls/iminfo commands if CFG_CMD_DATE is not included in CONFIG_COMMANDS.
No. That's only half of the story.
> However, CFG_CMD_DATE cannot be included unless you have an RTC chip on
Which seems logical to me, as "date" is the command to read and set
> I think the date of U-Boot image is useful information that we would
> like to see even if CFG_CMD_DATE is not defined.
> To such end, I thought of the following solution:
Don't re-invent the wheel, whit unnecessary complexity.
> What do you think? If there is agreement on CONFIG_RTC_NONE, I can
> submit a patch...
I disagree. Just RTFM...
Quoting the README:
- Timestamp Support:
When CONFIG_TIMESTAMP is selected, the timestamp
(date and time) of an image is printed by image
commands like bootm or iminfo. This option is
automatically enabled when you select CFG_CMD_DATE .
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