[LinuxBIOS] Flashrom move into global util/ directory

Luc Verhaegen libv at skynet.be
Tue Jul 3 13:55:04 CEST 2007

On Tue, Jul 03, 2007 at 01:32:36AM +0200, Uwe Hermann wrote:
> On Sun, Jul 01, 2007 at 08:00:57PM +0200, Luc Verhaegen wrote:
> > I fully agree with the earlier stuff, but is there any reason to keep
> > this in the v3 tree? People will not be that unhappy if they're required 
> > to pull in the flashrom utility seperately,
> I fully agree, it's not required. Some developers have expressed in the
> past that they like to keep all our code together in one 'svn co' bunch.
> I don't have a strong opinion either way (as long as we don't have
> _forks_ of code for v1 and v2, which is why we now use svn:externals).
> > and i'm not sure, but i 
> > think that in some cases, the likes of uniflash can be used to flash a 
> > linuxbios too.
> Definately, not everyone needs flashrom.
> > I personally don't think there should be a place in the v3 tree for a 
> > utility like this, as it leads an almost completely independent life.
> Yes, and it should. The copy in v2/v3 is merely there for convenience.
> Uwe.

I fully understand and support the v2 copy, but for v3 i don't see the 
point myself. Maybe other people have an opinion here.

Luc Verhaegen.

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