[U-Boot] [RFC PATCH 03/17] powerpc: remove .fixup test
scottwood at freescale.com
Mon Sep 24 20:47:27 CEST 2012
On 09/24/2012 10:30:48 AM, Peter Tyser wrote:
> Hi Scott,
> On Fri, 2012-09-21 at 19:01 -0500, Scott Wood wrote:
> > This was introduced by commit
> 244615197469dd6fe75ae082f38424b97c79aeaf, but it
> > fails in a minimal SPL build where the only thing in
> arch/powerpc/lib is
> > cache.c, which apparently doesn't generate any fixup records.
> > If this check is really still needed, it should be moved somewhere
> > appropriate, but given that it's been three years and no other
> > architecture does a test like this, I think we can remove it. It
> > have been nice if the original commit said how old the problematic
> > toolchains were.
> There was a discussion about it a long while back that has some
> Based on my testing I only could reproduce the issue with 3.x
> which are 7+ years old.
So do you think we still need this check (moved to someplace we can be
sure will generate fixups), or is it time to remove it?
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