[U-Boot] [RFC PATCH] dm: core: Remove libfdt dependency when unnecessary

Walter Lozano walter.lozano at collabora.com
Fri Nov 8 03:31:38 UTC 2019

Hi Tom

On 7/11/19 15:27, Tom Rini wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 05, 2019 at 01:56:00PM -0300, Ezequiel Garcia wrote:
>> Hello Walter,
>> Thanks for the patch.
>> On Tue, 5 Nov 2019 at 12:27, Walter Lozano <walter.lozano at collabora.com> wrote:
>>> The support of libfdt should only be needed when OF_CONTROL
>>> is enabled and OF_PLATDATA is not, as in other cases there is no
>>> DT file to query.
>>> This patch fixes this dependency allowing to save some space.
>> Can you add some more information about the space saving?
>> The ./scripts/bloat-o-meter will help you get some info
>> on static footprint.
> Note that in U-Boot, we can as good or better information via buildman.
> The --bloat flag gives a lot of useful info about what functions
> grew/shrunk in addition to a section size summary.
Thanks for sharing this information. I will check it.



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