[U-Boot-Users] [PATCH: dtc take 2] Assemble the blob in memory before writing it out.

David Gibson david at gibson.dropbear.id.au
Thu Apr 19 04:05:20 CEST 2007

On Wed, Apr 18, 2007 at 09:59:51PM -0400, Jerry Van Baren wrote:
> This makes padding out the blob if the user requested extra size much
> easer.  The assembly and writing to the file is more straight forward too.
> Signed-off-by: Gerald Van Baren <vanbaren at cideas.com>
> ---
> Hi David, Jon,
> I wasn't happy with David's suggestion on the -S handling.  I also wasn't
> all that wild about how the blob was assembled and then written to the
> file piecemeal with "ad-hoc" alignment padding.  I realized I could fix
> both by assembling the blob in memory as a "struct data" and then write
> the whole thing out in one fell swoop.
> Makes it a lot simpler and cleaner to my eyes.

I like it.  (In fact my original suggestion about using
data_append_zeroes() was based on a mistaken vague notion that we
already did it this way).

Acked-by: David Gibson <david at gibson.dropbear.id.au>

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