how does barebox deal with more than one environment?

Robert P. J. Day rpjday at
Sat Dec 1 08:19:26 EST 2012

On Sat, 1 Dec 2012, Robert P. J. Day wrote:

>   writing up a simple barebox exercise for students and on this page:
> it seems clear(?) that you can define multiple environments that will
> appear at /dev/env0, /dev/env1, etc, but that page also claims that
> *only* the configuration on /dev/env0 will be executed automatically
> if barebox finds that it's a valid configuration sector.
>   so what happens with the additional environments?  that page doesn't
> make it clear.  i'm just about to read the source to see if i can
> figure this out.

  oh, wait, i think i see ... the "loadenv" command will load a given
environment into a directory so i'm *assuming* that additional
environments are simply available to be loaded, but /dev/env0 is the
only one treated special.  or feel free to correct me if i'm
hopelessly wrong.



Robert P. J. Day                                 Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA


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