[U-Boot] [ANN] U-Boot v2019.10 released

Michal Simek monstr at monstr.eu
Tue Oct 8 12:38:03 UTC 2019

On 08. 10. 19 14:35, Tom Rini wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 08, 2019 at 02:20:40PM +0200, Michal Simek wrote:
>> On 07. 10. 19 23:15, Tom Rini wrote:
>>> Hey all,
>>> It's release day and while we've once again had some last minute
>>> regression fixes, I feel things are as stable as they are likely to get
>>> so I've tagged and released v2019.07 and I would like to thank all of
>>> our contributor for their efforts.
>> I expect v2019.10 :-)
> Oops.  I did get the tag right this time at least.
>>> To repeat something I posted about in the previous -rc release, I've
>>> clarified on the http://www.denx.de/wiki/U-Boot/CustodianGitTrees page
>>> that the "next" branch is expected to be rebased.  Why?  While I'm not
>>> sure if I want to apply things directly to the next branch and then give
>>> them some sort of automated testing, I do want to try and give changes
>>> some sort of build testing and similar sooner than I have, and that was
>>> at least a related problem.
>>> In terms of a changelog, 
>>> git log --merges v2019.10-rc4..v2019.10
>>> or
>>> git log --merges v2019.07..v2019.10
>>> For this next release, one big concern I have but that I am hopeful we
>>> will be able to overcome is that we need to remove Python 2.7 support.
>>> Python 2.7 itself is end of lifed on January 1st, 2020.  There's been a
>>> number of patches posted that get us a good part of the way there and I
>>> believe we can get the rest done before the deadline.
>>> The merge window is once again open and I plan to tag -rc1 on October
>>> 28th, bi-weekly -rcs thereafter and final release on January 6th, 2020.
>> I am preparing pull request and I see that release has issue with
>> sheevaplug board.
>> 01: Prepare v2019.10
>>        arm:  +   sheevaplug
>> +u-boot.kwb exceeds file size limit:
>> +  limit:  524288 bytes
>> +  actual: 524632 bytes
>> +  excess: 344 bytes
>> +make[1]: *** [u-boot.kwb] Error 1
>> +make[1]: *** Deleting file 'u-boot.kwb'
>> +make: *** [sub-make] Error 2
>> There are also warnings about conversions to DM.
>> Is it OK to ignore these boards which should be likely removed?
> So, how / where are you making this fail?  I know it's been noted
> elsewhere that this happens, and also that the EFI PR will address this,
> but my travis and gitlab pipelines passed.  So that implies to me
> there's some /full/path string(s) somewhere that we should find and
> address.  Thanks!

It was catched by Travis on my branch.

But I was retesting it on my PC on tag too(log above).


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