If the upstream edk2 is so bad - have you tried to upstream your set of patches? It is good that your personal fork/repo is stable, but inevitably it will always lag behind the upstream, not benefiting from some new features and bugfixes. Same reason why I didn't want to fork a coreboot despite having a big set of unofficial patches , instead trying to upstream them when I have some free time.
On Sun, Jun 2, 2019 at 11:41 PM Matt DeVillier firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
there is no "stable" branch for upstream edk2 though. Previously, coreboot used an arbitrary commit as stable, and applied ~7 patches on top if it to make it functional. Even the UDK201x branches don't boot without patches
On Sun, Jun 2, 2019 at 3:30 PM Lance Zhao email@example.com wrote:
Tianocore master branch build from edk2 will break, but that had been quite some time. Stable branch is working fine though.
On Mon, Jun 3, 2019, 3:28 AM Matt DeVillier firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
On Sun, Jun 2, 2019 at 1:27 PM Mike Banon email@example.com wrote:
Also, regarding the significant changes: " ### Tianocore UEFI integrated as payload " . I hope it doesn't mean that Tianocore will become the default payload, since there are ideological/technical reasons against this ( I think there's a significant overlap between the groups of people who love / interested in coreboot and hate UEFI )
the change could be reworded better I think: instead of the stable tag for Tianocore being pulled from the upstream edk2 github repo and a series of patches applied, it's now pulled directly from my fork/repo, which is actually functional on most (x86_64) devices. A few tweaks (like customizable boot splash) were added as well.
there is no change to the default payload, only to the defaults for Tianocore _______________________________________________ coreboot mailing list -- firstname.lastname@example.org To unsubscribe send an email to email@example.com
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