[LinuxBIOS] flash_and_burn fixes.
yinghailu at gmail.com
Sat Nov 12 23:49:07 CET 2005
can you use uint8_t there?
On 11/12/05, Stefan Reinauer <stepan at openbios.org> wrote:
> flash_and_burn does not compile in gcc 4 anymore since it comes
> with -Werror. This makes sense since it is touching a very sensitive
> part of a system :-)
> Since gcc 4 warns a lot more about signed/unsigned pointer confusion
> I changed major parts of flash_and_burn to use unsigned pointers only.
> We are coping with data, so signedness is not interesting in the code.
> In fact it might rather hurt.
> I'll apply the patch to the repository shortly, when someone signs it
> Other questions:
> - Can we drop flash_on? The code seems included in flash_rom and it
> only works on old sis stuff anyways. We will not drop functionality
> by dropping this extra binary.
> - Should we rename the utility to flash_and_burn or should we rename
> the directory to flash_rom? There's a lot of confusion since the
> utility and it's location in the source tree have different names.
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