[OpenWrt-Devel] [PATCH v1 0/7] Add custom TRX header option

Rafał Miłecki zajec5 at gmail.com
Tue Feb 10 16:49:23 EST 2015

On 9 February 2015 at 21:52, Florian Fainelli <florian at openwrt.org> wrote:
> On 09/02/15 08:29, Will Sheppard wrote:
>> Patchset to essentially add custom TRX header to all firmware produced.
>> This is most useful for the Belkin routers from my experience. I'm not
>> how other trx based firmwares modify the header for their own purposes.
>> This is applied across the board so that the kernel, trx tools and mtd
>> tools are all compiled with the specified header.
>> I have modified the kernel specifically for the brcm47xx based boards to
>> ensure the mtd parser looks for the correct magic. NOTE: This function will,
>> for other boards, fail.
> I don't think this is desirable at all to have, for many reasons:

A quick comment: I agree.

This patchset looks hacky to me with all these magics set in config file.
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