[coreboot] v3 build process and lar flags
rminnich at gmail.com
Thu Feb 21 17:42:55 CET 2008
On Thu, Feb 21, 2008 at 8:16 AM, Myles Watson <mylesgw at gmail.com> wrote:
> It seems like the build would be cleaner if we had two lists of files to add
> to the lar and added them in two steps.
> lar -c coreboot.rom $(NOCOMPRESS_FILES) -s $(ROM_SIZE) ...
> lar -a coreboot.rom $(COMPRESS_FLAG) $(COMPRESSIBLE_FILES)
> The unfortunate thing with the nocompress:file:lar_path style is that it
> makes it difficult to add support for other flags, unless you specify a flag
> ordering. For example imagine if you wanted to add a flag specifying to add
> the file as close to the end as possible, etc.
> The reason I was interested is I still think the cleanest way is to allow
> repacking of lar files (i.e., no intermediate format), but I don't see a
> good way to add that option with the current usage model for lar.
that idea looks really good to me, if you can make it work. I like it anyway.
The per-file flags are somewhat hard to parse.
I think we might want a pass for 'lar z' as well.
I hope this does not cause as much argument as the other ideas :-)
Anyway, want to drop a patch on us?
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