[coreboot] CBFS transition plan

ron minnich rminnich at gmail.com
Wed May 6 07:15:41 CEST 2009

On Tue, May 5, 2009 at 5:44 PM, Kevin O'Connor <kevin at koconnor.net> wrote:

> I think there's a simple way to accomplish this - have cbfstool create
> "null" files that contain all the empty space.  Then the users of cbfs
> (eg, coreboot, seabios) wouldn't need any special code - they would
> skip them just like they skip over any other file.

yes, this is easy. A simple post-pass like I did with LAR, take all
empty segments and turn them into "null" files.

LZMA decoding -- cbfs will let us have several types of decoders
available, one being lzma. cbfs is not done, it's work in progress but
I do see real progress. Things are going to be pretty good in the next
few weeks.


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