[coreboot] v3 patch rm elfboot
mylesgw at gmail.com
Sat Feb 16 00:19:05 CET 2008
> -----Original Message-----
> From: ron minnich [mailto:rminnich at gmail.com]
> Sent: Friday, February 15, 2008 4:12 PM
> To: Myles Watson
> Cc: Coreboot; Stefan Reinauer
> Subject: Re: [coreboot] v3 patch rm elfboot
> On Feb 15, 2008 2:59 PM, Myles Watson <mylesgw at gmail.com> wrote:
> > So the use case is that you have a lar file, but don't have the ELF that
> > started with originally, and you want to put it into a different lar
> yes. Because you have a board, and a new (e.g.) boot block, which you
> have been sent via email from a company that is supporting your
> platform, and can not for whatever
> reason recreate the payload. You may have even lost the source to it.
> This happens.
> > It might be easier to remove the other things in the lar instead, or do
> > lar copy from one lar to a new lar, which wouldn't lose the entry
Given that, I'd be willing to implement "add from lar", so that you can move
lar files from one archive into another. It would be something like lar -aL
larfile:larpath:newlarpath. I think going back to ELF is problematic
because it wouldn't be a true ELF anymore. Would that be enough, Stefan?
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