[Buildroot] [PATCH v2 00/30] Removal of BR2_GCC_TARGET_TUNE and other arch/ updates

Peter Korsgaard jacmet at uclibc.org
Thu Nov 6 23:20:16 UTC 2014

>>>>> "Thomas" == Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com> writes:

 > Hello,
 > As discussed during the Buildroot Developers meeting, this patch
 > series implement a few changes to the handling of the

 > In sequence, this patch series:

 >  - PATCH 1 introduces a number of ARM architecture blind options:
 >    BR2_ARM_CPU_ARMV7A. These options will allow to simplify testing
 >    against an ARM architecture (instead of using each individual ARM
 >    core), and also allow to remove tests against BR2_GCC_TARGET_ARCH
 >    on ARM, since we later get rid of all values for this variable on
 >    ARM as part of a later patch in this series.

 >  - PATCH 2 to 19 make use of those new blind options to replace a
 >    number of dependencies/conditions on individual ARM cores by
 >    dependencies/conditions on ARM architecture levels.

 >  - PATCH 20 fixes the dhcpcd package as it uses the
 >    BR2_GCC_TARGET_ARCH value, which may not always exists on certain
 >    architectures.

 >  - PATCH 21 and 22 remove the BR2_GCC_TARGET_ARCH values from the ARM
 >    architecture, since they are causing conflicts with the
 >    BR2_GCC_TARGET_CPU values. We now only specify the -mcpu value
 >    (through BR2_GCC_TARGET_CPU), and let gcc derive the corresponding
 >    ARM architecture. This fixes a long standing bug report where
 >    Buildroot would pass conflicting -march and -mcpu values for
 >    certain versions of gcc.

 >  - PATCH 23 prepares ffmpeg for the removal of BR2_GCC_TARGET_TUNE by
 >    using BR2_GCC_TARGET_ARCH or BR2_GCC_TARGET_CPU instead.

 >  - PATCH 24 to 27 modifies the architecture definitions to no longer
 >    use BR2_GCC_TARGET_TUNE, and instead use BR2_GCC_TARGET_CPU or
 >    BR2_GCC_TARGET_ARCH as appropriate.

 >  - PATCH 28 to 30 finally get rid of BR2_GCC_TARGET_TUNE entirely
 >    since it is no longer used.

Committed remainder of series, thanks!

Bye, Peter Korsgaard

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