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SubjectRe: [PATCH V7 4/6] kbuild: Add support to build overlays (%.dtbo)
On Fri, Feb 05, 2021 at 02:55:07PM +0530, Viresh Kumar wrote:
> On 05-02-21, 10:02, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> > Hi Viresh,
> >
> > Thanks for your patch
> > (which I only noticed because it appeared in dt-rh/for-next ;-)
> >
> > On Fri, Jan 29, 2021 at 8:31 AM Viresh Kumar <viresh.kumar@linaro.org> wrote:
> > > Add support for building DT overlays (%.dtbo). The overlay's source file
> > > will have the usual extension, i.e. .dts, though the blob will have
> >
> > Why use .dts and not .dtso for overlays?
> > Because you originally (until v5) had a single rule for building .dtb
> > and .dtbo files?
>
> I am fine with doing that as well if Rob and David agree to it. Rob
> did suggest that at one point but we didn't do much about it later on
> for some reason.
>
> FWIW, this will also require a change in the DTC compiler.

Not really. It would need a change to automatically recognize that
extension, but you can easily work around that by explicitly giving
the -I option to specify the input type.

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