[U-Boot] [PATCH v5 10/15] Makefile: Query the SPL Fit Generator for its dependencies

Jean-Jacques Hiblot jjhiblot at ti.com
Mon Oct 7 09:43:07 UTC 2019

On 06/10/2019 19:12, Tom Rini wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 06, 2019 at 04:57:29PM +0000, Auer, Lukas wrote:
>> Hi Jean-Jacques,
>> On Fri, 2019-09-20 at 17:28 +0200, Jean-Jacques Hiblot wrote:
>>> To reduce the complexity of the Makefile, let the generator tell what its
>>> dependencies are. For this purpose use the "--deps" option.
>> We recently added a generic FIT generator script for RISC-V, located at
>> arch/riscv/lib/mkimage_fit_opensbi.sh . Can you add the --deps option
>> to that script as well? It does not have any dependencies, so it can be
>> handled the same way as in the i.MX and sunxi FIT generator scripts.
> Can we please work on generalizing these scripts and either using
> binman, updating binman as needed or coming up with a POSIX SH tool that
> can do what needs doing?  Thanks!

Maybe it can be done. But we would need to know first what the needs are.

In may case, all I need is to bundle at build time a set of DTB overlays 
with u-boot.bin and some DTBs.

For this binman is overkill, using dtc is enough, though I guess binman 
can be used instead.



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