[U-Boot-Users] arm SoC code in U-Boot.
tlopez at aotek.es
Fri Mar 2 11:03:08 CET 2007
I'm working in a port for the csb535fs board. I sent a patch to U-Boot
that includes a new directory (imx21) for the i.MX21 SoC related code
following the actual policy of U-Boot. Grant Likely thinks (and now I'm
agree) this code is very similar to imx code and must be put in the same
directory. But, the SoC related code in U-Boot is located on the
cpu/arm**** directories, so it's depends on the arm core. My idea is to
put all this SoC related code in a specific directory (cpu/arm_soc).
This would be the patch for the makefile.
--- Makefile 2007-02-27 09:59:17.000000000 +0100
+++ NewMakefile 2007-03-02 09:19:33.000000000 +0100
@@ -191,8 +191,12 @@ LIBS = lib_generic/libgeneric.a
LIBS += board/$(BOARDDIR)/lib$(BOARD).a
LIBS += cpu/$(CPU)/lib$(CPU).a
+LIBS += cpu/arm_soc/$(SOC)/lib$(SOC).a
LIBS += cpu/$(CPU)/$(SOC)/lib$(SOC).a
LIBS += lib_$(ARCH)/lib$(ARCH).a
LIBS += fs/cramfs/libcramfs.a fs/fat/libfat.a fs/fdos/libfdos.a
So, these directories
Must be moved from cpu/arm**** directories to cpu/arm_soc directory.
This change could be a quite intrusive and would affect quite a few
boards, so I need some feedback from the list.
Wolfgang proposed a particular solution for the imx related code putting
it in a new directory (cpu/arm/imx_common). For me is OK too. I don't
know who has the last say in these questions but I would like to know
what will be the solution to not work in vain.
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