[coreboot] [PATCH] v3: optional compilation with -fwhole-program

Carl-Daniel Hailfinger c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net
Tue Aug 26 14:48:10 CEST 2008

On 26.08.2008 13:32, Stefan Reinauer wrote:
> Carl-Daniel Hailfinger wrote:
>> Index: corebootv3-initram_fwholeprogram/Kconfig
>> ===================================================================
>> --- corebootv3-initram_fwholeprogram/Kconfig	(Revision 821)
>> +++ corebootv3-initram_fwholeprogram/Kconfig	(Arbeitskopie)
>> @@ -60,6 +60,16 @@
>>  	help
>>  	  Enable this option to make coreboot beep upon certain events.
> Please use a more appropriate language/wording. While you and me might
> find the l33t way of expressing yourself quite humorous, not all users
> of coreboot do. 

I strongly object to calling that name l33t. It was not
B4D455_0PT1M124T10N. But I do see your point.

that can be misunderstood by non-native speakers as referring to a board)?

> We had this problem before; all it brought us was people
> going back to legacy 16bit firmware.

That sucks. Do you have a specific example as to who had a problem with
which wordings and were the wordings user-visible? IIRC we do have some
strong wordings in the v3 code, but our user/config interface is not
offensive at all. I'm asking because I want to know where the
sensitivities are.



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