[meta-freescale] Fwd: [meta-fsl-arm][PATCH 1/3] u-boot: Rename recipe to u-boot-fsl

Andrei Gherzan andrei at gherzan.ro
Sat Dec 15 12:43:46 PST 2012

On Sat, Dec 15, 2012 at 8:33 PM, Otavio Salvador <otavio at ossystems.com.br>wrote:

> On Sat, Dec 15, 2012 at 4:18 PM, Eric Bénard <eric at eukrea.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > Le Sat, 15 Dec 2012 14:04:54 -0200,
> > Otavio Salvador <otavio at ossystems.com.br> a écrit :
> >> Did you choose a side? :-)
> >>
> > as I said to Andrei off list : if the comment was "rename u-boot to
> > u-boot-fslc as we find it better to show that this recipe builds
> > u-boot + freescale's patches", then that's a cosmetic choice and not a
> > technical issue.
> I should have choosen a better name when adding u-boot recipe; the
> u-boot name gives the wrong impression it takes the source from DENX
> (mainline) but it is not the case.
> > But the commit log is "It's not right to have a recipe named as uboot
> > even if it uses a repo specific to freescale boards. This would lead to
> > issues while using other bsp layers in conjunction to meta-fsl-arm
> > where different u-boot versions but same uboot name are used."
> I agree it can be reworded.
> > : it is a
> > false isssue and can be solved with an other way (more nice and clean
> > IMHO) than renaming the recipe, especially with the example provided in
> > the comment which clearly shows a problem in bsp X.
> > Getting this issue means bsp X's u-boot_git recipe which is not
> > designed to properly work with other BSP (and so you can expect other
> > issues with other recipes this BSP may include so in my daily usage,
> > unless I have time to analyze all the files in this BSP X, I would
> > certainly exclude it from my common builds and keep it in its own build
> > area to not take the risk to get unwanted changes from the faulty BSP).
> >
> > I hope this is more clear now.
> Yes; I agree BSP X is broken but I'd also like to be clear about the
> u-boot and linux recipes not being pure mainline (yet).
> So Andrei can reword the commit log (not suggesting BSP X or Y are
> right or wrong) but renaming for clearness. Can we go this route?
Roger and obeying... :)

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