[Buildroot] [PATCH] New host package: sunxi-tools

Maxime Ripard maxime.ripard at free-electrons.com
Mon Feb 11 15:30:00 UTC 2013


Le 06/02/2013 15:25, Floris Bos a écrit :
> On 02/06/2013 02:56 PM, Thomas Petazzoni wrote:
>> I think it should be noted somewhere that those tools are needed for
>> the non-mainline Linux kernel for Allwinner SoCs, which has chosen to
>> use completely non-standard mechanisms for board definition files and
>> pinmuxing description.
> The description already mentions it is for the linux-sunxi kernel.
> Could add the word "non-mainline" though, to avoid confusion.

Well, linux-sunxi isn't very explicit for someone that is not very used
to the Allwinner platform. There's no way he'll get that it means "the
fork of allwinner's linux source code maintained on github by a separate


Maxime Ripard, Free Electrons
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