[coreboot] [patch] 'dist' target for 'flashrom' Makefile

Stefan Reinauer stepan at coresystems.de
Fri Jan 25 19:21:16 CET 2008

Peter Stuge wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 25, 2008 at 03:43:02PM +0100, Uwe Hermann wrote:
>> Personally, I'm not convinced we want to do tarball releases at
>> all, not sure it's worth the hassle. Definately not "real" releases
>> as in flashrom 0.4.5 or so,
> These are very good for distributions. Not all distributions can deal
> with svn HEAD and few do it well IMO.
What would be the problem with a version "r3065"? I doubt any 
distributions would have a problem with that.

>> but maybe one tarball per svn revision would be nice to put up on
>> the website similar to the svn snapshots which are generated for
>> coreboot? Stefan?
> Would definately be a good thing!
These can be generated using viewvc. I don't want to create another 
binary graveyard for millions of 0s and 1s ;-)

I am even thinking of getting rid of the tarballs, replacing them by 
viewvc links. The reason I did not is that viewvc does not honor the +x 
bit of files in the repo, so the tree migh

> For the longer term I'd like a config file for flashrom that is all
> that ever really changes unless a new bus comes along.
ie. describing all the flash chips? I agree.

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