[U-Boot] Remaining CONFIG_NEEDS_MANUAL_RELOC
andreas.devel at googlemail.com
Sat Sep 8 09:10:30 CEST 2012
Dear Marek Vasut,
On 08.09.12 08:36, Marek Vasut wrote:
> Hi guys.
> I've been pondering if the CONFIG_NEEDS_MANUAL_RELOC is getting away from
> MIPS/NDS32/AVR32/Sparc/M68K any soon.
I started playing around with 'elf relocation' for avr32 beginning this
year when I first saw this dlmalloc relocation warning about aliasing.
But this is not yet finished and disregarded since then.
> We've been having relocation around for a
> while, yet these platforms still don't support it. Currently, the MANUAL_RELOC
> only bloats code all around and usually breaks things that can be nicely cleaned
I see your point.
> So guys, can you please share your roadmaps for this issue?
I will again look into this later this year. On my roadmap are two major
a) SPL for AT91 to remove the need for AT91bootstrap
b) relocation for AVR32
But sorry, I can not give you a schedule for these features.
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