[coreboot] flashrom-1.0

Joe joe at settoplinux.org
Mon Apr 28 13:54:15 CEST 2008

On Mon, 28 Apr 2008 10:13:45 +0200, Peter Stuge <peter at stuge.se> wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 27, 2008 at 08:32:03PM -0400, Joe wrote:
>> I like it! Will it be released with distros, etc?
> Yes, that's the plan. Having a version number (any number) helps make
> life so much easier for distributions, and thus it increases the
> chances for the utility to spread.
>> If so, every time it goes up a version we would need to release an
>> update patch correct?
> No, not really neccessary. The Linux kernel does this, for each
> releasy they also release a patch with all changes from the last
> release to the current, but I don't know a lot of other projects
> who do that, and I don't think there is much point to it.
> One motivation could be size, but flashrom will be a small enough
> package for that not to matter.
> I also don't know of any distributions that are patch based like that
> and would require it - rather I think most distributions prefer to
> have each version in a separate tarball.
Ok, that makes sense. So we probibly should lay down some ground rules for
when the next version gets released. It might get a little crazy if each
time the svn revision changes a new version is released??

My vote is every 10 svn revisions, qualifies for a new version. How does
that sound?

Joseph Smith

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