Re: [PATCH] scripts/dtc: Update to upstream version 53bf130b1cdd

From: Rob Herring
Date: Tue Mar 08 2016 - 02:38:23 EST

On Mon, Mar 7, 2016 at 5:10 PM, Olof Johansson <olof@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi,
> On Fri, Mar 4, 2016 at 7:13 AM, Rob Herring <robh@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Sync to upstream dtc commit 53bf130b1cdd ("libfdt: simplify
>> fdt_node_check_compatible()"). This adds the following commits from
>> upstream:
>> 53bf130 libfdt: simplify fdt_node_check_compatible()
>> c9d9121 Warn on node name unit-address presence/absence mismatch
>> 2e53f9d Catch unsigned 32bit overflow when parsing flattened device tree offsets
>> Signed-off-by: Rob Herring <robh@xxxxxxxxxx>
>> ---
>> As usual, this is just an automated copy of upstream dtc into the kernel
>> tree. The changeset is small enough that I have left it here.
>> The main reason for this sync is to pick-up the new unit-address
>> warnings.
> This spews a crazy amount of warnings on a multi_v7_defconfig build.

Shocking, huh? And I've got more checks in the works. :)

> I'd prefer to see most of those warnings fixed _before_ we introduce
> it by default. Otherwise we just add a huge amount of noise that will
> hide any real valid warnings that are now brought up.

How do you propose to do that? If it is not enabled, then no one will
see them nor care. I don't intend to fix everyone's stuff myself. We
could hide the check behind COMPILE_TEST perhaps.