[BUG] binman: Add a library to access binman entries

Simon Glass sjg at chromium.org
Thu Feb 13 18:40:13 CET 2020

Hi Frank,

On Wed, 12 Feb 2020 at 11:02, Frank Wunderlich <frank-w at public-files.de> wrote:
> Hi
> Why not just disable binman_fdt (or not default y)? Your way sounds more complex. As i do not understand it and see no benefit for this board, i would leave it disabled. This leave time for a thoughtful solution
> Maybe mtk knows a better way...
> Sunxi sounds wrong because board is not with allwinner soc. Maybe a more generic name as target for boards not yet supported by binman_fdt?

Oh so now I am confused. What U-Boot board name are you referring to?
I assumed it was bananapi_m64.


> Regards Frank
> Am 12. Februar 2020 18:14:29 MEZ schrieb Simon Glass <sjg at chromium.org>:
> >
> >This code in the Makefile should do the same thing for ARM64 and 32:
> >
> >ifneq ($(CONFIG_ARCH_SUNXI),)
> >ifeq ($(CONFIG_ARM64),)
> >u-boot-sunxi-with-spl.bin: spl/sunxi-spl.bin u-boot.img u-boot.dtb
> >$(call if_changed,binman)
> >else
> >u-boot-sunxi-with-spl.bin: spl/sunxi-spl.bin u-boot.itb FORCE
> >$(call if_changed,cat)
> >endif
> >endif
> >
> >To make this work I think you'll need to add a new 'sunxi-itb' entry
> >type into binman as a first step. That is ugly but it will work.
> >
> >Then mksunxi_fit_atf.sh should move into binman, with 'sunxi-itb'
> >becoming a new method that generates the .its from source. I can help
> >with that bit.
> >
> >Regards,
> >Simon

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