[LinuxBIOS] util/* as separate projects? (was: Re: Add Flash-chipsupport)

ron minnich rminnich at gmail.com
Fri Aug 31 01:11:53 CEST 2007

On 8/30/07, Uwe Hermann <uwe at hermann-uwe.de> wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 30, 2007 at 02:19:08AM +0200, Carl-Daniel Hailfinger wrote:
> > >> + * This file is part of the LinuxBIOS project.
> > >                                ^^^^^^^^^
> > >                 Make this "flashrom" please
> >
> > I disagree. In my opinion flashrom is a part of the LinuxBIOS project.
> Hm, depends on the viewpoint and personal preference, I guess. Flashrom
> shares some/most of the developers with LinuxBIOS, but that doesn't
> make it part of the LinuxBIOS project (as in: the firmware software
> called LinuxBIOS). It's an independant user-space command line tool,
> which just happens to be developed by the same people as LinuxBIOS.
> The same is probably true for lxbios, FILO, lbmenu, and other related tools.

It began as part of linuxbios. At the very least, the heritage of
these tools should be acknowledged in the comments.


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