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Date:	Thu, 19 Jun 2014 17:49:49 -0400 (EDT)
From:	Nicolas Pitre <nicolas.pitre@...aro.org>
To:	Kevin Hilman <khilman@...aro.org>
cc:	Stephen Boyd <sboyd@...eaurora.org>,
	Taras Kondratiuk <taras.kondratiuk@...aro.org>,
	Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@...e-electrons.com>,
	Russell King <linux@....linux.org.uk>,
	Jason Cooper <jason@...edaemon.net>,
	Victor Kamensky <victor.kamensky@...aro.org>,
	LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
	Ben Dooks <ben.dooks@...ethink.co.uk>,
	Olof Johansson <olof@...om.net>,
	Linaro Networking <linaro-networking@...aro.org>,
	linux-arm-kernel <linux-arm-kernel@...ts.infradead.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] ARM: zImage: ensure header in LE format for BE8
 kernels

On Thu, 19 Jun 2014, Kevin Hilman wrote:

> Nicolas Pitre <nicolas.pitre@...aro.org> writes:
> 
> > On Thu, 19 Jun 2014, Kevin Hilman wrote:
> >
> >> I think this should probably be officialized since we've taken away the
> >> ability for magic-number checking tools (like 'file') to distinguish
> >> between big- and little-endian zImages.
> >> 
> >> For now, I've updated my tools to check for 'setend be' in ARM and
> >> Thumb2 mode, but if this does get officialized, I'll gladly move over to
> >> it.
> >
> > Would you ACK this patch?
> >
> > ----- >8
> > ARM: zImage: identify kernel endianness
> >
> > With patch #8067/1 applied, it is no longer possible to determine the
> 
> minor nit: I'd rather see a commit id (commit subject) instead of the
> reference in RMK's patch tracker, but other than that...

The commit ID may not be stable, unless RMK moves it to his devel-stable 
branch.  I'll add the commit subject though.

Queued as patch #8079/1.


Nicolas
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