[meta-freescale] How to manage the upcoming U-Bootrelease

Otavio Salvador otavio.salvador at ossystems.com.br
Mon Jul 10 10:11:40 PDT 2017

On Mon, Jul 10, 2017 at 12:50 PM, Kursad Oney CW <koney at mmm.com> wrote:
>> - we don't merge the machine files
> Is this option to keep imx6[q,qp,dl,solo]sabresd.conf configs and add a
> new one that is something like imx6-spl-sabresd.conf?

Adding a new one is wrong as we never preferred official NXP BSP and
always preferred mainline U-Boot.

>> - we merge it and NXP keeps them split on their release layer
>> What is your opinion about it?
> I think option #2 sounds cleaner and it's more beneficial to people doing
> their own spl-based designs since it's easier to find and follow. It also
> would make using SPL the default for a lot of new designs which is
> probably a good thing.
> Also who knows, it might nudge NXP to merge their stuff and use SPL too.

I also prefer the #2 as it reduces the number of machines we maintain
as well as the build time we need to spend to get the images for those

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