Re: [PATCH] binfmt_flat: minimum support for theBlackfinrelocations
From: Bryan Wu
Date: Fri Sep 28 2007 - 11:50:32 EST
Andrew, could you please add this patch to -mm.
As we discussed here, it should be OK for us.
- Bryan Wu
On Fri, 2007-09-21 at 11:32 +0800, David McCullough wrote:
> Jivin Robin Getz lays it down ...
> > On Thu 20 Sep 2007 11:03, David McCullough pondered:
> > > I would say that (a) is definately not the case. I am sure the BF
> > > will say they have been banging us on the head with changes for a
> > > time and getting no where as we considered the changes to severe
> or out
> > > of line.
> > I don't think we have been "banging heads" with you (unless that is
> > feeling?) - how about "working together, but diverting to satisfy
> > needs" :)
> No head banging feelings here, but I would understand if you guys
> that way occasionally ;-) I obviously forgot the happy face on that
> statement. It was meant as a good thing.
> > I think that we have had more issues in the uClinux-dist (userspace
> and build
> > environment), but for kernel code, we have moved from some
> > (stupid) things we were doing early on to what we have today - which
> is as
> > common/standard with other archs as we can be.
> > Although this is slightly off topic - on the uClinux distribution
> side - most
> > of our changes are based on requirements/desires from being able to
> > fdpic elf and flat formats, and to attempt to make things easier for
> > users/us to use/maintain. Where we do make changes - we always send
> the patch
> > upstream and have the conversation with you (not everyone else does
> > and some/most times rework things so they are more acceptable to
> you. We
> > don't always come to an agreement - but we always have the
> discussion, and
> > are willing to move if we can make things better that still meets
> both our
> > needs/desires.
> > > This particular patch was trivial in comparison to others I've
> > That is what we thought.
> > > it fixed all the existing arches (not something that is always
> done) and
> > > seemed a reasonable start to finally get the BF guys up and
> > > Still, happy to make it better of course ;-)
> > As always - we are more than happy to explore/review alternative
> patches if
> > people want to write/sumbit them.
> David McCullough, david_mccullough@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Ph:+61
> Secure Computing - SnapGear http://www.uCdot.org
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