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From: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
To: Russell King - ARM Linux admin <linux@armlinux.org.uk>
Cc: Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@linux-m68k.org>,
	Masahiro Yamada <masahiroy@kernel.org>,
	Michal Marek <michal.lkml@markovi.net>,
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	Rich Felker <dalias@libc.org>,
	Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>,
	Vasily Gorbik <gor@linux.ibm.com>,
	Vincent Chen <deanbo422@gmail.com>, Will Deacon <will@kernel.org>,
	Yoshinori Sato <ysato@users.sourceforge.jp>,
	the arch/x86 maintainers <x86@kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 00/20] kbuild: unify the install.sh script usage
Date: Wed, 7 Apr 2021 10:07:29 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <YG1oQRc1ayGEI+4G@kroah.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210407080229.GF1463@shell.armlinux.org.uk>

On Wed, Apr 07, 2021 at 09:02:29AM +0100, Russell King - ARM Linux admin wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 07, 2021 at 09:46:18AM +0200, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> > On Wed, Apr 07, 2021 at 09:18:11AM +0200, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> > > Hi Greg,
> > > 
> > > Thanks for your series!
> > > 
> > > On Wed, Apr 7, 2021 at 7:34 AM Greg Kroah-Hartman
> > > <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org> wrote:
> > > > Almost every architecture has copied the "install.sh" script that
> > > > originally came with i386, and modified it in very tiny ways.  This
> > > > patch series unifies all of these scripts into one single script to
> > > > allow people to understand how to correctly install a kernel, and fixes
> > > > up some issues regarding trying to install a kernel to a path with
> > > > spaces in it.
> > > >
> > > > Note that not all architectures actually seem to have any type of way to
> > > > install a kernel, they must rely on external scripts or tools which
> > > > feels odd as everything should be included here in the main repository.
> > > > I'll work on trying to figure out the missing architecture issues
> > > > afterward.
> > > 
> > > I'll bite ;-)
> > > 
> > > Does anyone actually use these scripts (outside of x86)?
> 
> Yes, every time I build a kernel. My kernel build system involves
> typing "kbuild <flags> <dirname> <machines...>" and the kernel gets
> built in ../build/<dirname>. When the build completes, it gets
> installed into ~/systems/<dirname>, tar'd up, and copied to the
> destination machines, unpacked, installed as appropriate, and
> the machine rebooted if requested.
> 
> The installation step is done via the ~/bin/installkernel script.

So you don't use install.sh at all except to invoke your local script.

> > > I assume the architectures that have them, only have them because they
> > > were copied from x86 while doing the initial ports ("oh, a file I don't
> > > have to modify at all.").
> > > But installing the kernel can be very platform-specific.
> > > Do you need the vmlinux, vmlinux.gz, Image, zImage, uImage, ...?
> > > With separate or appended DTB?
> 
> My scripts deal with all that.
> 
> However, I haven't been able to review the changes that are being
> made because I have no visibility of the common "scripts" version.
> Provided it offers exactly the same functionality as the arm32
> version, I'm happy. If it doesn't, it may cause a regression, and
> I will be reporting that.

It should be identical, if I got something wrong please let me know.

thanks,

greg k-h

  reply	other threads:[~2021-04-07  8:07 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 70+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-04-07  5:33 Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-04-07  5:34 ` [PATCH 01/20] kbuild: move x86 install script to scripts/install.sh Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-04-09  3:08   ` Kees Cook
2021-04-07  5:34 ` [PATCH 02/20] kbuild: scripts/install.sh: properly quote all variables Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-04-07 10:59   ` Masahiro Yamada
2021-04-07  5:34 ` [PATCH 03/20] kbuild: scripts/install.sh: provide a "install" function Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-04-07 11:01   ` Masahiro Yamada
2021-04-07  5:34 ` [PATCH 04/20] kbuild: scripts/install.sh: call sync before calling the bootloader installer Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-04-07 11:03   ` Masahiro Yamada
2021-04-07  5:34 ` [PATCH 05/20] kbuild: scripts/install.sh: prepare for arch-specific bootloaders Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-04-09  3:08   ` Kees Cook
2021-04-07  5:34 ` [PATCH 06/20] kbuild: scripts/install.sh: handle compressed/uncompressed kernel images Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-04-07 11:04   ` Masahiro Yamada
2021-04-07  5:34 ` [PATCH 07/20] kbuild: scripts/install.sh: allow for the version number Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-04-07 11:05   ` Masahiro Yamada
2021-04-07 13:03     ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-04-07 13:21       ` Masahiro Yamada
2021-04-07  5:34 ` [PATCH 08/20] kbuild: riscv: use common install script Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-04-07  5:34   ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-04-09  3:09   ` Kees Cook
2021-04-09  3:09     ` Kees Cook
2021-04-07  5:34 ` [PATCH 09/20] kbuild: arm64: " Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-04-07  5:34   ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-04-07 14:30   ` Catalin Marinas
2021-04-07 14:30     ` Catalin Marinas
2021-04-09  3:08   ` Kees Cook
2021-04-09  3:08     ` Kees Cook
2021-04-09  6:37     ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-04-09  6:37       ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-04-07  5:34 ` [PATCH 10/20] kbuild: arm: " Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-04-07  5:34   ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-04-09  3:09   ` Kees Cook
2021-04-09  3:09     ` Kees Cook
2021-04-07  5:34 ` [PATCH 11/20] kbuild: ia64: " Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-04-07 18:02   ` Sergei Trofimovich
2021-04-09  3:10   ` Kees Cook
2021-04-07  5:34 ` [PATCH 12/20] kbuild: m68k: " Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-04-07  7:19   ` Geert Uytterhoeven
2021-04-09  3:10   ` Kees Cook
2021-04-07  5:34 ` [PATCH 13/20] kbuild: nds32: convert to use the common install scripts Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-04-07 11:20   ` Masahiro Yamada
2021-04-07  5:34 ` [PATCH 14/20] kbuild: nios2: use common install script Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-04-09  3:09   ` Kees Cook
2021-04-07  5:34 ` [PATCH 15/20] kbuild: parisc: " Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-04-07 11:23   ` Masahiro Yamada
2021-04-14 16:30     ` Helge Deller
2021-04-14 17:51       ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-04-07  5:34 ` [PATCH 16/20] kbuild: powerpc: " Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-04-07  5:34   ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-04-07 11:32   ` Masahiro Yamada
2021-04-07 11:32     ` Masahiro Yamada
2021-04-07  5:34 ` [PATCH 17/20] kbuild: s390: " Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-04-07 12:15   ` Heiko Carstens
2021-04-09  3:10   ` Kees Cook
2021-04-07  5:34 ` [PATCH 18/20] kbuild: sh: remove unused " Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-04-09  3:09   ` Kees Cook
2021-08-24 15:22   ` Masahiro Yamada
2021-08-27 14:02     ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-04-07  5:34 ` [PATCH 19/20] kbuild: sparc: use common " Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-04-09  3:09   ` Kees Cook
2021-04-07  5:34 ` [PATCH 20/20] kbuild: scripts/install.sh: update documentation Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-04-07 11:45   ` Masahiro Yamada
2021-04-07  7:18 ` [PATCH 00/20] kbuild: unify the install.sh script usage Geert Uytterhoeven
2021-04-07  7:46   ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-04-07  8:02     ` Russell King - ARM Linux admin
2021-04-07  8:07       ` Greg Kroah-Hartman [this message]
2021-04-07  8:14         ` Russell King - ARM Linux admin
2021-04-07  8:37           ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-04-07 10:53             ` Masahiro Yamada
2021-04-09  3:12 ` Kees Cook

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