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Date:   Tue, 12 Jan 2021 10:15:45 +0530
From:   Viresh Kumar <>
To:     Frank Rowand <>
Cc:     Pantelis Antoniou <>,
        Rob Herring <>,,,,
        Vincent Guittot <>,
        Bill Mills <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH V2 1/2] scripts: dtc: Add fdtoverlay.c and fdtdump.c to

On 11-01-21, 16:13, Frank Rowand wrote:
> Hi Viresh,
> On 1/6/21 11:15 PM, Viresh Kumar wrote:
> > We will start building overlays for platforms soon in the kernel and
> > would need these tools going forward. Lets start fetching them.
> > 
> > Note that a copy of fdtdump.c was already copied back in the year 2012,
> > but was never updated or built for some reason.
> > 
> > Signed-off-by: Viresh Kumar <>
> > ---
> > V2: Separate out this change from Makefile one.
> > 
> > This needs to be followed by invocation of the ./
> > script so the relevant files can be copied before the Makefile is
> > updated in the next patch.
> Just an FYI that Rob will do the ./ step at the appropriate
> time, creating a commit to be submitted in his pull request to Linus.
> That way Rob will ensure that all of the updates from the parent project are
> updated in a careful manner.

Right, this is what I expected. I still wrote this in the patch
description to make sure others, who may want to try this stuff,
understand how this works.


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