[yocto] [OE-core] [PATCH 1/2] barebox: add initial support

Alexander Kanavin alex.kanavin at gmail.com
Wed Feb 15 05:43:45 PST 2023

On Wed, 15 Feb 2023 at 12:22, Otavio Salvador
<otavio.salvador at ossystems.com.br> wrote:
>> Fair enough, I'm open to the idea. It would be interesting/useful to
>> see if anyone else in the community is in favour of this or not. I'm
>> sure you appreciate why we need to ask the question and why we can't
>> just add everything! :)
>> The community usage does appear to be primarily phytec/ptx.
> I have used barebox in some projects in the past for multiple customers. It is a solid and commonly used bootloader. I consider U-Boot the industry standard, but Barebox is also widely used, and it makes sense to be part of OE-Core.

I do not quite understand why barebox needs to be specifically in
oe-core. There's a well maintained layer for it:
so once all those meta-phytec recipes are phased out in favour of
using that layer, there's no fragmentation.


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