[U-Boot-Users] [PATCH] make MAKEALL more immune to mergeconflicts

Wolfgang Denk wd at denx.de
Wed Aug 8 17:43:55 CEST 2007

In message <12052243.post at talk.nabble.com> you wrote:
> I would like to point out another thing that bothers me here: Whenever I take
> the most up to date version of U-Boot, I need to perform a merge on MAKEALL,
> as my local version includes the names of all my custom boards. I guess I'm
> not the only one bothered by this. I suggest that each processor family line
> in MAKEALL will hold an additional "external boards" variable, which will
> hold a list of all the external boards (for this family). The value of this
> variable should be achieved from an "external boards" makefile, included by
> MAKEALL. This file is obviously empty in the U-boot repository, and filled
> with one's own custom boards elsewhere. 

What is an "external board"? I don;t understand the concept.

May I instead recommend that you submit your stuff for inclusion in
the public tree?

Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

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