[Buildroot] [PATCH v3] Add support for Flattened Image Trees

Yegor Yefremov yegorslists at googlemail.com
Mon Sep 22 12:34:32 UTC 2014


On Sun, Sep 21, 2014 at 8:46 AM, Baruch Siach <baruch at tkos.co.il> wrote:
> Hi Yegor,
>
> On Thu, Sep 18, 2014 at 10:13:44PM +0200, Yegor Yefremov wrote:
>> This patch provides an option to specify a FIT source
>> file (*.its), that will usually be stored in a board directory,
>> and the resulting blob file name (*.itb).
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Yegor Yefremov <yegorslists at googlemail.com>
>> ---
>
> [snip]
>
>> +config BR2_FIT_INSTALL_TARGET
>> +     bool "Install Flattened Image Tree blob to /boot in target"
>> +     depends on !BR2_TARGET_ROOTFS_INITRAMFS
>
> I don't think it is reasonable to disable target FIT image install just
> because the user has enabled initramfs target generation. Wouldn't it be nicer
> to remove the /boot directory from the generated .cpio image? If this is too
> hard to do, I suggest to add a comment explaining this limitation to be
> displayed when BR2_TARGET_ROOTFS_INITRAMFS is enabled.

I've copied this dependency/restriction from kernel (linux.mk),
because it has the same meaning. At least for me. So I'll try to add
related warning.

Yegor


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