[coreboot] [PATCH] buildrom: Add support for OpenBIOS aspayload

Uwe Hermann uwe at hermann-uwe.de
Wed Apr 30 20:56:05 CEST 2008

On Wed, Apr 30, 2008 at 08:21:30AM -0600, Myles Watson wrote:
> I agree with the TODO of building fcode-utils as a dependency.  You could do
> the check and include it if fcode-utils is not already installed.  Otherwise
> the user might not know where to get it.

I'm a bit uncertain here, we also don't install ruby or perl or
subversion or git or wget for the user. Yes, fcode-utils is not as
common as all the other utilities but there _are_ packages (e.g. in
Debian) for it, or it can be installed manually from


I'll also document that in the wiki soon. Maybe it's a good idea to
install them locally in the buildrom build dir if unavailable, but where
do we draw the line in general? Are there some guidelines on what
we install and we expect the user to have installed already (or manually
install it on demand)?

> A separate issue is that you don't remove the .configured stamp on a make
> clean.  
> With that change:
> Acked-by: Myles Watson <mylesgw at gmail.com>

Done, r173, thanks!

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