[U-Boot] [PATCH v4 10/11] Add u-boot-pad.bin target to the Makefile

Marek Vasut marex at denx.de
Fri Sep 21 18:08:56 CEST 2012

Dear Wolfgang Denk,

> Dear José Miguel Gonçalves,
> In message <505C21BB.7000209 at inov.pt> you wrote:
> > > It is very important to me that we do NOT include any architectures,
> > > SoCs, or board specifc parts in the names because this will cause
> > > major PITA for all kind of automatic test suites etc.
> > 
> > To me this seems also a cleaner solution, as any end user, that simply
> > takes the u-boot sources and performs a make, would easily find the
> > appropriate file to burn on his boot media.
> > 
> > But in that case, as the NAND image format (for instance) is
> > architecture and/or SoC dependant, what do you suggest is to add
> > conditionals in the Makefile that adequate the 'u-boot-nand.bin' file to
> > the target SoC?
> SoC specific make rules can probably be added to the respective SoC
> specific makefiles, thus still avoiding to clutter the top level
> Makefile with lots of conditionals.

I've been pestering Tom about this a lot, but we got nowhere so far. That's the 
problem here :-(

> Best regards,
> Wolfgang Denk

Best regards,
Marek Vasut

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