[coreboot] patch: more path support

Carl-Daniel Hailfinger c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net
Wed Feb 13 18:17:25 CET 2008

On 13.02.2008 18:11, ron minnich wrote:
> On Feb 13, 2008 9:05 AM, Carl-Daniel Hailfinger
> <c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net> wrote:
>> Alternatives are "-" (used by memreserve and inside names) or ":" (used
>> by memreg) or "_" (used inside names). I hope at least one of them is
>> considered as reasonable alternative.
> @ in this case seperates the type of resources (pci) from the instance
> of it (device, function).
> So @ is a seperator. Using _ will add ambiguity as it is NOT a
> seperator. same problem for -.


> Stepan, will the OFW guys kill us if we allow ':' as well as @.
> I still am not sure that allowing @ AND : is really that good an idea
> -- it means some dts files will not look like others; and if we put
> the dts binary blob in the lar, tools that translate the blob to
> source (such as the dtc itself) will print @, not :.

In that case I'd retract my opposition to @, but only if the v3 design
doc gets an additional paragraph specifying the syntax with a hint to
potential misunderstandings with @.

> I'm happy to allow ':' but be aware it's not problem-free.

Thanks for giving an analysis of the separator problem.



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