[meta-freescale] [meta-fsl-arm][PATCH 1/3] u-boot: Rename recipe to u-boot-fsl
otavio at ossystems.com.br
Fri Dec 14 07:33:46 PST 2012
On Fri, Dec 14, 2012 at 1:30 PM, Eric Bénard <eric at eukrea.com> wrote:
> Le Fri, 14 Dec 2012 13:14:54 -0200,
> Otavio Salvador <otavio at ossystems.com.br> a écrit :
>> On Fri, Dec 14, 2012 at 12:26 PM, Eric Bénard <eric at eukrea.com> wrote:
>> > Le Fri, 14 Dec 2012 16:15:33 +0200,
>> > Andrei Gherzan <andrei at gherzan.ro> a écrit :
>> >> What if uboot will have a git version in oe-core in the future? Or a
>> >> greater one. How would you fix that? I still think this is a good longterm
>> >> solution.
>> > well, in that case the BSP recipe will be used as the layer has a higher
>> > priority.
>> > And to not have this kind of issue, you can simpy add the following
>> > lines to your BSP's u-boot recipe :
>> > DEFAULT_PREFERENCE = "-1"
>> > DEFAULT_PREFERENCE_machine = "1"
>> > or simply change to a u-boot_git.bbappend to just append your machine
>> > specific changes to oe-core's default recipe.
>> > or add something like this in your BSP conf file :
>> > PREFERRED_PROVIDER_virtual/kernel ?= "linux-yocto"
>> > PREFERRED_VERSION_linux-yocto = "3.4%"
>> > Check 1.2.9 in BSP Guide for examples on how this can be done (example
>> > for linux-yocto but the use case is the same here).
>> I agree it is a possible way of doing it however I also think we
>> should opt for a safe route.
>> The Andrei's proposal make it harder to it to behave strangely so I
>> think it is a good option for long term. Another positive result of it
>> is that the new name makes clear we're not really using u-boot
>> mainline but mainline + patches. I support this change as it improves
>> the clearness for new users.
> that's your choice but please note that you open the door to renaming
> any recipe :
> - either to workaround a problem in an other (or in your own) layer
> instead of really solving it
> - or simply each time you add a patch to a recipe which then becomes non
> mainline !
> IMHO renaming the recipe is not the right way to do.
The only two recipes which are in this set are:
So my proposal is to use:
What are people thoughts about it?
Otavio Salvador O.S. Systems
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