[coreboot] GENFADT and GENDSDT

Carl-Daniel Hailfinger c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net
Sat Mar 1 16:33:29 CET 2008

On 01.03.2008 07:40, Corey Osgood wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 29, 2008 at 2:15 PM, Carl-Daniel Hailfinger <
> c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net> wrote:
>> Please note that iasl can't perform any of the functions of
>> gendsdt
> dumping the dsdt to a file, then iasl -d and iasl -tc will produce the same
> thing, but with some sort of optimizations. Disabling the optimizations,
> with -oa should produce exactly the same output as gendsdt, except for
> whitespace, the copyright header, and some dsdt header info (compiler, etc).

Sorry, my bad, I didn't know that. Then I vote to drop gendsdt and 
require use of iasl (plus a sed script/whatever to modify the headers) 
instead. We need iasl anyway for the stuff Rudolf is working on.

> You're entirely correct about genfadt vs iasl though, and now you've got me
> thinking that two utiliities is a better idea.

At last! I admit I was really stubborn, though you were nice enough to 
correct me where I was wrong. Thanks!

> On Fri, Feb 29, 2008 at 2:56 PM, Uwe Hermann <uwe at hermann-uwe.de> wrote:
>> On Fri, Feb 29, 2008 at 08:15:24PM +0100, Carl-Daniel Hailfinger wrote:
>>> Can we at least agree on the name of the directory where the tool(s)
>>> should live? Should we call it gen_acpi or genacpi? I'd say you decide
>> genacpi sounds good.
> Ack. Here's a sign-off to make it with:
> Signed-off-by: Corey Osgood <corey.osgood at gmail.com>

Acked-by: Carl-Daniel Hailfinger <c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net>

and committed in r3120.



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