Simon Glass sjg at chromium.org
Wed Oct 13 03:01:20 CEST 2021

This was added as a hack to work around not having an in-tree devicetree.
Now that this is fixed it is not needed.

Drop it.

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

 Makefile                |  3 +--
 dts/Kconfig             | 18 ------------------
 tools/binman/binman.rst | 20 --------------------
 3 files changed, 1 insertion(+), 40 deletions(-)

diff --git a/Makefile b/Makefile
index 94c4fd548b4..c20aaf73710 100644
--- a/Makefile
+++ b/Makefile
@@ -939,7 +939,6 @@ endif
 INPUTS-$(CONFIG_TPL) += tpl/u-boot-tpl.bin
 INPUTS-$(CONFIG_OF_SEPARATE) += u-boot-dtb.img
@@ -1406,7 +1405,7 @@ u-boot-lzma.img: u-boot.bin.lzma FORCE
 u-boot-dtb.img u-boot.img u-boot.kwb u-boot.pbl u-boot-ivt.img: \
 		$(if $(CONFIG_SPL_LOAD_FIT),u-boot-nodtb.bin \
 	$(call if_changed,mkimage)
diff --git a/dts/Kconfig b/dts/Kconfig
index 6be5710df7d..58356b45e46 100644
--- a/dts/Kconfig
+++ b/dts/Kconfig
@@ -19,24 +19,6 @@ config BINMAN
 	select DTOC
-	bool
-	depends on BINMAN
-	default y if OF_BOARD
-	help
-	  This option tells U-Boot build system that a standalone device tree
-	  source is explicitly required when using binman to package U-Boot.
-	  This is not necessary in a common scenario where a device tree source
-	  that contains the binman node is provided in the arch/<arch>/dts
-	  directory for a specific board. Such device tree sources are built for
-	  OF_SEPARATE or OF_EMBED. However for a scenario like the board device
-	  tree blob is not provided in the U-Boot build tree, but fed to U-Boot
-	  in the runtime, e.g.: in the OF_BOARD case that it is passed by
-	  a prior stage bootloader. For such scenario, a standalone device tree
-	  blob containing binman node to describe how to package U-Boot should
-	  be provided explicitly.
 menu "Device Tree Control"
diff --git a/tools/binman/binman.rst b/tools/binman/binman.rst
index 614df541c5a..f90dd3a5e5d 100644
--- a/tools/binman/binman.rst
+++ b/tools/binman/binman.rst
@@ -232,26 +232,6 @@ You can use other, more specific CONFIG options - see 'Automatic .dtsi
 inclusion' below.
-Using binman with OF_BOARD
-Normally binman is used with a board configured with OF_SEPARATE or OF_EMBED.
-This is a typical scenario where a device tree source that contains the binman
-node is provided in the arch/<arch>/dts directory for a specific board.
-However for a board configured with OF_BOARD, no device tree blob is provided
-in the U-Boot build phase hence the binman node information is not available.
-In order to support such use case, a new Kconfig option BINMAN_STANDALONE_FDT
-is introduced, to tell the build system that a standalone device tree blob
-containing binman node is explicitly required.
-Note there is a Kconfig option BINMAN_FDT which enables U-Boot run time to
-access information about binman entries, stored in the device tree in a binman
-node. Generally speaking, this option makes sense for OF_SEPARATE or OF_EMBED.
-For the other OF_CONTROL methods, it's quite possible binman node is not
-available as binman is invoked during the build phase, thus this option is not
-turned on by default for these OF_CONTROL methods.
 Access to binman entry offsets at run time (symbols)

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