[meta-freescale] Fwd: [meta-fsl-arm][PATCH 1/3] u-boot: Rename recipe to u-boot-fsl
otavio at ossystems.com.br
Sat Dec 15 08:04:54 PST 2012
On Fri, Dec 14, 2012 at 9:08 PM, Daiane Angolini <daiane.list at gmail.com> wrote:
> Em 14/12/2012 16:22, "Eric Bénard" <eric at eukrea.com> escreveu:
>> Le Fri, 14 Dec 2012 16:12:34 -0200,
>> Otavio Salvador <otavio at ossystems.com.br> a écrit :
>> > On Fri, Dec 14, 2012 at 3:58 PM, Eric Bénard <eric at eukrea.com> wrote:
>> > > Le Fri, 14 Dec 2012 14:50:07 -0200,
>> > > Daiane Angolini <daiane.angolini at freescale.com> a écrit :
>> > >> In the other hand, we may rename our u-boot recipe to
>> > >> u-boot-somethingelse. This way, we have to face less support, and no
>> > >> need to teach anyone how to fix their layer.
>> > >>
>> > >> How I'm lazy, I would choose the renaming option.
>> > >>
>> > >> If I'm wrong on any point, please let me know. I'm not sure I completely
>> > >> understand the issue here, so I may be simplistic in my interpretation.
>> > >>
>> > > how often have you seen a support request concerning a u-boot problem
>> > > here ?
>> > >
>> > > BTW, you will have some issues if someone has a qt recipe or bbappend is
>> > > its overlay so why don't you also rename qt to qt-fslc (espaciallyas you
>> > > add a patch to it in meta-fsl-arm so it's no more mainline) ?
>> > The real difference here is how ofthen someone will need to override a
>> > qt recipe, for something board specific, and how ofthen it will be for
>> > u-boot/kernel. I bet the former will be much more rare.
>> having a bbappend for qt is not rare especially when needing to
>> customize qt's configuration.
>> > Most BSP ports, for customers, will involve kernel and u-boot changes
>> > and ofthen enough you'll have an specific repository for your
>> > u-boot/kernel so an u-boot-<customer> will be common in internal BSPs
>> > and layers. We do it for our customers, I bet WR does the same.
>> that's the magic of oe we can have very different way to handle a same
> I have one question. Why is there no "linux" recipe on meta-fsl-arm today?
> I'm tryng to decide which side to choose.
> (With the last argument Eric got me, but I'm trying to avoid a 2x2 scenario)
Did you choose a side? :-)
Otavio Salvador O.S. Systems
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