Re: [PATCH V8] kbuild: create a rule to run the pre-processor on *.dts files

From: Grant Likely
Date: Tue Feb 12 2013 - 13:20:51 EST

On Mon, 11 Feb 2013 12:11:22 -0700, Stephen Warren <swarren@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 02/08/2013 08:45 AM, Grant Likely wrote:
> > On Tue, 5 Feb 2013 12:06:28 -0700, Stephen Warren <swarren@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >> Create cmd_dtc_cpp to run the C pre-processor on *.dts file before
> >> passing them to dtc for final compilation. This allows the use of #define
> >> and #include within the .dts file.
> ...
> > I've applied this and was going to push it out, but I've just thought of
> > a problem that could be a show stopper. ...
> Grant, I notice this showed up in next-20130211 as:
> 22435f3 kbuild: create a rule to run the pre-processor on *.dts files
> Was that intentional? I assumed you wanted me to rework this before
> you'd apply it, rather than sending an incremental patch.

Yes it was intentional. I sat on my hands w.r.t. this patch for long
enough that I didn't want to delay it any longer. However, I still want
a solution to the problem discussed above before it becomes a
maintenance disaster.


Grant Likely, B.Sc, P.Eng.
Secret Lab Technologies, Ltd.
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