Commit fe5df00b authored by Simon Glass's avatar Simon Glass
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binman: Document ExpandEntries() in the base class

Move the documentation to the base method as it is with other methods.
Also update it a little while we are here.
Signed-off-by: Simon Glass's avatarSimon Glass <>
parent 11885041
......@@ -211,6 +211,17 @@ class Entry(object):
return {}
def ExpandEntries(self):
"""Expand out entries which produce other entries
Some entries generate subnodes automatically, from which sub-entries
are then created. This method allows those to be added to the binman
definition for the current image. An entry which implements this method
should call state.AddSubnode() to add a subnode and can add properties
with state.AddString(), etc.
An example is 'files', which produces a section containing a list of
def AddMissingProperties(self, have_image_pos):
......@@ -126,12 +126,6 @@ class Entry_section(Entry):
return True
def ExpandEntries(self):
"""Expand out any entries which have calculated sub-entries
Some entries are expanded out at runtime, e.g. 'files', which produces
a section containing a list of files. Process these entries so that
this information is added to the device tree.
for entry in self._entries.values():
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