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SubjectRe: [PATCH V4 0/3] scripts: dtc: Build fdtoverlay
On 01-02-21, 15:07, David Gibson wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 25, 2021 at 09:42:21PM -0600, Frank Rowand wrote:
> > Before having looked at libfdt only at a cursory level while debugging the proposed
> > use of fdtoverlay in Linux, my first thought was that maybe it would be possible
> > to add warning and error messages within "#ifdef" blocks, or other ways that
> > cause the error code to _not_ be compiled as part of library version of libfdt,
> > but only be compiled as part of fdtoverlay _when built in the Linux kernel_
> > (noting that the proposed Linux patch builds the libfdt files as part of
> > the fdtoverlay compile instead of as a discrete library). After looking at
> > the libfdt source a tiny bit more carefully, I would probably shoot down this
> > suggestion, as it makes the source code uglier and harder to understand and
> > maintain for the primary purpose of being an embedded library.
>
> Oof. That sounds really ugly, but maybe it could be pulled off.

I started looking at this and I was able to get to a not so ugly
solution.

Do this in dtc:
-------------------------8<-------------------------
---
dtc.h | 6 ++++++
fdtoverlay.c | 2 ++
2 files changed, 8 insertions(+)

diff --git a/dtc.h b/dtc.h
index d3e82fb8e3db..cc1e591b3f8c 100644
--- a/dtc.h
+++ b/dtc.h
@@ -29,6 +29,12 @@
#define debug(...)
#endif

+#ifdef VERBOSE
+#define pr_err(...) fprintf(stderr, __VA_ARGS__)
+#else
+#define pr_err(...)
+#endif
+
#define DEFAULT_FDT_VERSION 17

/*
diff --git a/fdtoverlay.c b/fdtoverlay.c
index 5350af65679f..28ceac0d8079 100644
--- a/fdtoverlay.c
+++ b/fdtoverlay.c
@@ -16,6 +16,7 @@

#include <libfdt.h>

+#include "dtc.h"
#include "util.h"

#define BUF_INCREMENT 65536
@@ -76,6 +77,7 @@ static void *apply_one(char *base, const char *overlay, size_t *buf_len,
if (ret) {
fprintf(stderr, "\nFailed to apply '%s': %s\n",
name, fdt_strerror(ret));
+ pr_err("New error\n");
goto fail;
}

-------------------------8<-------------------------
And do this in kernel:
-------------------------8<-------------------------
diff --git a/scripts/dtc/Makefile b/scripts/dtc/Makefile
index c8c21e0f2531..9dafb9773f06 100644
--- a/scripts/dtc/Makefile
+++ b/scripts/dtc/Makefile
@@ -13,6 +13,7 @@ dtc-objs += dtc-lexer.lex.o dtc-parser.tab.o
libfdt-objs := fdt.o fdt_ro.o fdt_wip.o fdt_sw.o fdt_rw.o fdt_strerror.o fdt_empty_tree.o fdt_addresses.o fdt_overlay.o
libfdt = $(addprefix libfdt/,$(libfdt-objs))
fdtoverlay-objs := $(libfdt) fdtoverlay.o util.o
+HOSTCFLAGS_fdtoverlay.o := -DVERBOSE

# Source files need to get at the userspace version of libfdt_env.h to compile
HOST_EXTRACFLAGS += -I $(srctree)/$(src)/libfdt
-------------------------8<-------------------------
Will that be acceptable ? With this we can add as many error messages
to libfdt without affecting any other users of it other than Linux.

--
viresh

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