[PATCH v2 2/8] binman: Indicate how to make binman verbose

Simon Glass sjg at chromium.org
Sat Jan 23 18:36:21 CET 2021

Add notes about how to make binman produce verbose logging when building.

Add a comment on how to do this.

Signed-off-by: Simon Glass <sjg at chromium.org>

(no changes since v1)

 Makefile            | 1 +
 tools/binman/README | 4 +++-
 2 files changed, 4 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/Makefile b/Makefile
index c2b7046ce3b..66f441f23aa 100644
--- a/Makefile
+++ b/Makefile
@@ -1326,6 +1326,7 @@ u-boot.ldr:	u-boot
 # binman
 # ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
 # Use 'make BINMAN_DEBUG=1' to enable debugging
+# Use 'make BINMAN_VERBOSE=3' to set vebosity level
 quiet_cmd_binman = BINMAN  $@
 cmd_binman = $(srctree)/tools/binman/binman $(if $(BINMAN_DEBUG),-D) \
diff --git a/tools/binman/README b/tools/binman/README
index a00c9026163..45f0a0c2cd3 100644
--- a/tools/binman/README
+++ b/tools/binman/README
@@ -637,7 +637,8 @@ Logging
 Binman normally operates silently unless there is an error, in which case it
 just displays the error. The -D/--debug option can be used to create a full
-backtrace when errors occur.
+backtrace when errors occur. You can use BINMAN_DEBUG=1 when building to select
 Internally binman logs some output while it is running. This can be displayed
 by increasing the -v/--verbosity from the default of 1:
@@ -649,6 +650,7 @@ by increasing the -v/--verbosity from the default of 1:
    4: detailed information about each operation
    5: debug (all output)
+You can use BINMAN_VERBOSE=5 (for example) when building to select this.
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