[PATCH 7/9] makefile: Update clean rule to remove files generated by binman
bmeng.cn at gmail.com
Fri May 7 16:49:27 CEST 2021
On Thu, May 6, 2021 at 7:38 AM Simon Glass <sjg at chromium.org> wrote:
> Hi Bin,
> On Wed, 5 May 2021 at 07:16, Bin Meng <bmeng.cn at gmail.com> wrote:
> > When using binman to generate an FIT image, these intermediate files
> > "*.fit.fit" and "*.fit.itb" are generated from mkimage, which should
> > be cleaned, and git ignored.
> > While we are here, clean the map file generated by "binman -m" as well.
> > Signed-off-by: Bin Meng <bmeng.cn at gmail.com>
> > ---
> > .gitignore | 4 +++-
> > Makefile | 5 +++--
> > 2 files changed, 6 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
> The thing is, binman can emit a lot of files and this is just some of
> them. We need a way to handle this in general.
> Options I can think of:
> - put intermedia files in a subdir
> - have a way to ask binman to list the files it would have generated
> for any particular board, and 'rm' them in the Makefile
> - have binman write out a list of generated files into something like
> binman.lst and remove those files
For binman generated files, these are options we can look at. But I am
not sure if the same applies to mkimage generated ones? Is it worth
changing in this series?
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