AR# 71172

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2018.1 PetaLinux: Configuring a PetaLinux project using HDF causes HDF deprecated warnings

Description

In 2018.1 PetaLinux when you configure a project using the HDF, it returns a warning that HDF is due to be deprecated as shown below:

$ petalinux-config --get-hw-description=./../xilinx-zcu102-2018.1/xilinx-zcu102-2018.1.sdk/
INFO: Getting hardware description...
WARNING: Usage of HDF is going to be deprecated in future releases.Please use DSA(Device Support Archive) instead.
[INFO] generating Kconfig for project
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
[INFO] menuconfig project
/group/bcapps/sandeepg/plnx-workspace/2018.1/zcu102-ps/build/misc/config/Kconfig.syshw:30:warning: defaults for choice values not supported
/group/bcapps/sandeepg/plnx-workspace/2018.1/zcu102-ps/build/misc/config/Kconfig:597:warning: config symbol defined without type


*** End of the configuration.
*** Execute 'make' to start the build or try 'make help'.

[INFO] sourcing bitbake
[INFO] generating plnxtool conf
[INFO] generating meta-plnx-generated layer
[INFO] generating machine configuration
[INFO] generating bbappends for project . This may take time ! 
[INFO] generating u-boot configuration files
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
[INFO] generating kernel configuration files
[INFO] generating kconfig for Rootfs
[INFO] oldconfig rootfs
[INFO] generating petalinux-user-image.bb
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Solution

This is a known issue in the 2018.1 PetaLinux tools which will be fixed in the 2018.2 release.

Ignore the note or warning in the PetaLinux tool about deprecating HDF support.

AR# 71172
Date 05/31/2018
Status Active
Type General Article
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