Re: [PATCH v4] dtb: Create a common home for cross-architecture dtsi files.

From: Masahiro Yamada
Date: Tue Aug 11 2015 - 00:00:46 EST


2015-08-04 1:06 GMT+09:00 Ian Campbell <ian.campbell@xxxxxxxxxx>:
> Commit 9ccd608070b6 ("arm64: dts: add device tree for ARM SMM-A53x2 on
> LogicTile Express 20MG") added a new dts file to arch/arm64 which
> included "../../../../arm/boot/dts/vexpress-v2m-rs1.dtsi", i.e. a
> .dtsi supplied by arch/arm.
> Unfortunately this causes some issues for the split device tree
> repository[0], since things get moved around there. In that context
> the new .dts ends up at src/arm64/arm/vexpress-v2f-1xv7-ca53x2.dts
> while the include is at src/arm/vexpress-v2m-rs1.dtsi.
> The sharing of the .dtsi is legitimate since the baseboard is the same
> for various vexpress systems whatever processor they use.
> Rather than using ../../ tricks to pickup .dtsi files from another
> arch this patch creates a new directory kernel/dts as a home for such
> cross-arch .dtsi files and arranges for it to be in the include path
> for both dtc and cpp. The dtsi file itself is moved into a vendor
> subdir in this case "arm" (the vendor, not the ARCH=).

If this patch is applied, which directory will be created in
src/kernel/, src/common/, or something else?
Either will do, of course.

Another nit:
I just noticed a period at the end of the commit subject.
Re-post would not be needed only for such a minor thing,
but please try best to remember to drop it when this patch is applied.

Best Regards
Masahiro Yamada
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