[LinuxBIOS] abuild result

Stefan Reinauer stepan at openbios.org
Wed Nov 23 11:08:54 CET 2005

* ron minnich <rminnich at gmail.com> [051123 05:55]:
> oh, wow, what a mess. There's a lot to fix still. We'll be looking at each of
> these in turn, to try to get them to build. The last batch of patches from
> people left the tree in a very unhealthy state.
> We're going to have to watch this a lot more closely. If we can't improve the
> situation somehow, the only thing I can think of to do is limit people to
> sending in patches via the issue tracker, and shrinking the set of people who
> can commit down to a very small circle. Based on what I'm seeing here, the
> current setup is not working. I have not wanted to do this as we here at LANL
> don't have tons of free time to monitor patches, but the current situation can
> not continue.
> I think the earlier suggestion, of requiring positive evidence that abuild
> works after a patch, might be right. only problem -- abulid is making mistakes.
> The digital logic msm586 bulid fails in abuild, and works fine otherwise. oops.

This is mostly because abuild assumes a certain image size while some of
the builds break if you choose a too small or too big image. IIRC the DL
MSM586 breaks because it doesn't build with 512k rom images.


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