[coreboot] [PATCH] device tree de-duplication
stepan at coresystems.de
Wed Oct 7 01:12:07 CEST 2009
Carl-Daniel Hailfinger wrote:
> On 06.10.2009 22:40, Patrick Georgi wrote:
>> sconfig is newconfig minus the Makefile generation code. what remains is
>> the part of newconfig that parses the device tree and creates the C
>> representation of it, etc.
>> Eventually, I'll rewrite it in C, to remove the python dependency, but
>> for now, it's quite similar to newconfig - just with lots of stuff
> Do we really want to throw away the design that went into dts by
> rewriting the v2 sconfig?
DTS has no considerable advantages over the current sconfig, but it was
much more complicated.
I think we should stick to that format until we have something worthwhile.
I agree an sconfig version in C would make sense because right now on my
build host almost 50% of the build time goes into the configuration step.
When we're out of Kconfig + CBFS + Normal/Fallback firefighting mode, we
should reconsider our options here. Until then, every minute of work is
best spent on bringing over the remaining 50% of the mainboards to Kconfig.
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