[U-Boot] [PATCH v7 9/9] net: macb: Fix check for little-endian system in gmac_configure_dma()
rfried.dev at gmail.com
Mon Jun 24 12:51:35 UTC 2019
On 6/24/19 3:32 PM, Bin Meng wrote:
> Hi Ramon,
> On Mon, Jun 24, 2019 at 8:22 PM Ramon Fried <rfried.dev at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 6/24/19 8:03 AM, Bin Meng wrote:
>> On Mon, Jun 24, 2019 at 12:03 PM Anup Patel <Anup.Patel at wdc.com> wrote:
>> We should depend on __LITTLE_ENDIAN pre-defined compiler macro for
>> little-endian system instead of U-Boot specific CONFIG_SYS_LITTLE_ENDIAN
>> Signed-off-by: Anup Patel <anup.patel at wdc.com>
>> drivers/net/macb.c | 7 ++++---
>> 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
>> Reviewed-by: Bin Meng <bmeng.cn at gmail.com>
>> I don't like this approach, each platform should configure it's
>> endianess, this is stated in README in root folder.
>> relying on a specific GCC preprocessor extension is limiting us only to use GCC.
>> The RISCV issue with MACB can be easily resolved by defining the
>> CONFIG_SYS_LITTLE_ENDIAN config.
> OK, but a system wide CONFIG_SYS_LITTLE_ENDIAN may bring side effects
> to other drivers, as not all devices are using the same endianness
> even in the same system. Maybe we can do something by parsing some
> property in device tree?
I grep'ed for all instances of CONFIG_SYS_LITTLE_ENDIAN and I don't see any place
where something might brake. can you elaborate ?
More information about the U-Boot