Comments in spec files in rtems.git

Chris Johns chrisj at
Tue Sep 22 01:38:14 UTC 2020

On 21/9/20 12:35 am, Sebastian Huber wrote:
> On 19/09/2020 02:43, Chris Johns wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Can comments be added to the .yml files under specs in rtems.git?
> the problem with comments in YAML files is that they are not preserved if you
> parse the files and write them back.

Could we have a comment block that is a YAML field? Hmm I see a description
field, I wonder if that could serve this purpose. Is that field available in all

>> I was looking over a few files and wonder if some comments would help.
> Could you give an example? Maybe we could add an attribute for this.

I picked this file at random ...

What does it do? It is needed in all BSP build files?

While this file ...

... has something which indicates what it is for and I assume I could edit this
and add more detail, for example it is automatically picked up or it needs to be
included in XXX.

Then in a BSP ...

... says nothing about the board, has no links.

There is no way to see the dependencies between all the files unless you build a
mental image ...

and ../../opto2

What does this file do ...



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