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

Otavio Salvador otavio.salvador at ossystems.com.br
Wed Feb 15 06:59:11 PST 2023

Em qua., 15 de fev. de 2023 às 11:11, Alexander Kanavin
<alex.kanavin at gmail.com> escreveu:
> On Wed, 15 Feb 2023 at 14:53, Otavio Salvador
> <otavio.salvador at ossystems.com.br> wrote:
> > I think the Barebox inside OE-Core allows a bigger integration and
> > reuse of existing tooling for signing and other classes currently well
> > integrated with U-Boot. For me, a critical point for decision is if
> > Pengutronix will commit to support it.
> You should be well aware there's a history of people contributing
> stuff to core and even assigning themselves as maintainers, then
> disappearing. And then it falls (largely) on me to keep things
> (barely) going. What happens if ptx withdraws its commitment? Can I
> then send a commit that removes barebox from core? Imagine the angry
> lynch mob that will show up after my head.

Yes. If no one maintains, it should be removed. People will get mad
but then we'll see more commitment in future.

> Adding things to core is a decision that cannot be easily reversed, so
> I'd rather have barebox in meta-barebox for a while, with any needed
> fixing to classes and infra in core.

Sure but adding things to the core should still be possible and it is
a place to foster work sharing and contribution.
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