[coreboot] v3 build process and lar flags

Carl-Daniel Hailfinger c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net
Fri Feb 22 00:46:57 CET 2008

On 21.02.2008 17:16, Myles Watson 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.

I have a patch which changes lar syntax to something more reasonable and 
standard. The new syntax is
That solves the delimiter problem quite nicely.


> 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.

--exporttolar and --importfromlar?



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