[PATCH] Azure: Add 'tools-only' build for macOS X hosts

Tom Rini trini at konsulko.com
Mon May 18 14:52:37 CEST 2020

On Sun, May 17, 2020 at 12:48:42PM +1000, Jonathan Gray wrote:
> On Sat, May 16, 2020 at 02:54:39PM -0400, Tom Rini wrote:
> > Add building the 'tools-only' target on macOS X 'Catalina'.  Hopefully
> > this will catch changes to host tools that are incompatible on BSD style
> > environments.
> > 
> > Signed-off-by: Tom Rini <trini at konsulko.com>
> > ----
> > Note that at this time commit 3b4847cbee7c
> > ("efi_loader: support building UEFI binaries on sandbox") is causing
> > this to fail as non-GNU make does not support 'undefine' and there's not
> > gmake nor do we need (seemingly) to use gmake otherwise.  If we must, we
> > can look in to 'brew install gmake' I think but I'm trying to have this
> > be a typical BSD build environment.
> For building U-Boot (with around 70 targets) in OpenBSD ports we depend
> on the following additional ports not in the base system:
> devel/gmake
> devel/bison
> devel/dtc
> devel/swig
> textproc/gsed (with check-config.sh patched to use it over base sed)
> lang/python (python3)
> for aarch64 targets
> devel/arm-none-eabi/gcc-linaro,aarch64
> devel/py-elftools
> sysutils/arm-trusted-firmware
> for arm targets
> devel/arm-none-eabi/gcc-linaro
> The host/system compiler on most OpenBSD platforms is clang.
> I would like to move to doing native builds when building on aarch64 and
> armv7 platforms with the system clang.  I wonder how many of the
> warnings in doc/README.clang still apply.

Thanks.  Any updates to doc/README.clang would be good.  It looks like
there's still a large number of blocking problems on aarch64 for someone
to solve (no libgcc, but could we just solve that another way?) and
linking U-Boot itself fails, but maybe we can use the clang linker by

On both 32 and 64bit ARM, EFI loader needs to be disabled for rpi at
least to finish compiling, and on 32bit it does link and run.

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