Development Guidelines

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The wiki is being retired!

Documentation is now handled by the same processes we use for code: Add something to the Documentation/ directory in the coreboot repo, and it will be rendered to Contributions welcome!

This is work in progress.

Development Environment

  • Required toolchains etc.

Coding Guidelines

General Guidelines


Coding Style

  • Indentation etc.


  • General guidelines and tips
  • Doxygen


  • abuild

Svn Commits

  • Send patches to the Mailinglist for review before committing.
  • Patch from: XYZ
  • Signed off by: XYZ


License Issues

  • Contributed code must be GPL'd (preferrably GPLv2 or any later version), or at least have a GPL-compatible license.