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

Heiko Schocher hs at denx.de
Wed Oct 9 04:30:34 UTC 2019

Hello Michal,

Am 08.10.2019 um 14:38 schrieb Michal Simek:
> 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.
> https://travis-ci.org/michalsimek/u-boot/jobs/594990410
> But I was retesting it on my PC on tag too(log above).

Sorry missed this thread yesterday ...

Yes I detected this issue also here, as I wanted to send a pull request
for ubi:


I asked Prafulla (listed as Board Maintainer) if there are plans to
convert this board to DM or if it can be removed.

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