[LinuxBIOS] [PATCH] Move common utilities to util/
stepan at coresystems.de
Tue Sep 4 00:44:26 CEST 2007
* Uwe Hermann <uwe at hermann-uwe.de> [070830 13:37]:
> On Mon, Aug 27, 2007 at 10:33:18AM +0200, Stefan Reinauer wrote:
> > > Todo
> > > ----
> > > abuild -- needs discussion; will it work for v3 eventually?
> > No, I think we want to migrate this to use Jordan's buildrom instead and
> > thus lower the complexity and number of tools that can be used to build
> > LinuxBIOS images. Less tools, better tools.
> Good idea, I like it. So abuild stays in v2 for now?
> > > analysis
> > Not sure if this is needed anymore. I think it has to do with used files
> > and dependencies.
> Drop it? Leave it in v2?
> > > dump_mmcr
> > sc520 specific. I doubt we will ever need this outside of v2. AMD
> > replaced the SC520 series with Geode. So since I doubt v3 will ever have
> > sc520 support, this should stay and die with v2.
> Well, I wouldn't rule out SC520 support in v3. But will this tool be
> needed in v3 (if it ever has SC520 support)?
No, it wouldn't.
SC520 is basically dead, and never was really wide spread I think. Of
course we don't want to rule out any ports. If someone finds out he
needs the tool while doing the port to v3, it can still be moved.
> > I added this when lxbios was not part of the tree. We can let this
> > bit rot in the v2 tree, but lets not move it on.
> OK. Does lxbios support everything lbtdump does? If so I'd even say we
> remove it.
Not sure if it does. I agree though.
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