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Date:   Fri, 20 Nov 2020 11:28:55 +0900
From:   Masami Hiramatsu <mhiramat@...nel.org>
To:     Steven Rostedt <rostedt@...dmis.org>,
        Linus Torvalds <torvalds@...ux-foundation.org>
Cc:     Chen Yu <yu.c.chen@...el.com>, Chen Yu <yu.chen.surf@...il.com>,
        Masami Hiramatsu <mhiramat@...nel.org>,
        LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        Ingo Molnar <mingo@...nel.org>,
        Jonathan Corbet <corbet@....net>, linux-doc@...r.kernel.org
Subject: [PATCH 0/3] bootconfig: Make size and checksum fields le32

Hello,

This is a series of patches to make the size and the checksum fields
in the footer le32 instead of u32.

In the thread for alignment series[1], Steve pointed that the current
footer format didn't specify the endianness thus it is hard to apply
the bootconfig for cross-build initrd if the target endianness is
different from the host machine.

I've proposed that the hexadecimal ASCII string in the previous series
[2] but Linus pointed that making it le32 was enough.

So this just make those fields le32.

Thank you,

[1] https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/20201118112249.30d20147@gandalf.local.home/
[2] https://lore.kernel.org/linux-doc/CAHk-=wi9RedSQoGF06dVs2mp7tBp4QoiW8+XZzNcDFJr3Zo5gg@mail.gmail.com/

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Masami Hiramatsu (3):
      bootconfig: Load size and checksum in the footer as le32
      tools/bootconfig: Store size and checksum in footer as le32
      docs: bootconfig: Add the endianness of fields


 Documentation/admin-guide/bootconfig.rst |    4 +++-
 init/main.c                              |    4 ++--
 tools/bootconfig/main.c                  |    7 +++++--
 3 files changed, 10 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)

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Masami Hiramatsu (Linaro) <mhiramat@...nel.org>

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