[coreboot] r964 - coreboot-v3/util/x86emu

Stefan Reinauer stepan at coresystems.de
Thu Oct 30 01:14:02 CET 2008

Carl-Daniel Hailfinger wrote:
> On 29.10.2008 23:36, ron minnich wrote:
>> Just unshare. I am happy with patches that eliminate shared code entirely.
> Unsharing just postpones the problem for another 6 months or so. After
> that, the new code will fail as well. Besides that, wasting the whole
> boot block is not exactly my idea of efficiency.
No, unsharing nicely solves the problem.
> Anyone thinking of this should be aware that unsharing will be LOTS of
> fun, especially considering global variables, avoiding garbage on serial
> and so on. 
We don't share in v2, and we have no garbage there.
> We will need to compile code with different #ifdef sections
> based on where it lives and previously shared parts of the code will
> look more and more like old ROMCC code.
There be dragons.

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