[LinuxBIOS] patch: move shared files to common place

Uwe Hermann uwe at hermann-uwe.de
Thu Oct 11 20:58:52 CEST 2007

On Thu, Oct 11, 2007 at 08:47:58PM +0200, Stefan Reinauer wrote:
> * Uwe Hermann <uwe at hermann-uwe.de> [071011 20:27]:
> > Ah, yes, but the files in the 761GX code are 100% identical with the
> > amdk8 ones. And as the 761GX is K8-based/-related somehow (at least
> > that's what I'm guessing, but I may be wrong) I think we could simply
> > leave the amdk8 files where they are, and have the 761GX code simply
> > #include the amdk8 files. Sounds reasonable?
> Yes, please!
> Otoh, it seems such a board has both an AMD K8 northbridge _AND_ a 
> SIS 761GX north bridge. So the right way imho would be to specify both
> of those in Config.lb instead of cheating them into the SiS code even
> though its two completely different components. We should try to stick
> to a clean device model.

If the current v2 build system can cope with two northbridges, then yes,
that's definately the way to go. List amdk8 and 761gx in Config.lb and
you don't duplicate any files and keep the components separate.

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