[coreboot] [PATCH] consolidate K8M890 VGA code

Carl-Daniel Hailfinger c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net
Thu Oct 29 18:18:34 CET 2009

On 29.10.2009 14:16, Luc Verhaegen wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 29, 2009 at 10:15:07AM +0100, r.marek at assembler.cz wrote:
>>> Why is no time being spent on removing the other options that  
>>> actually harm booting this device? Why does this feel like more  
>>> pointless pedanticity?
>> It sounds you are really pissed off - please try no to look like exploded
>> supernova ;)
> The reason is that i just got pestered with some hyperpedandicity on
> a whole wad of flashrom code, all because 1 tiny board enable was not 
> deeemed acceptable straight away (and the user acked the original code, 
> but now wandered on). Now i am quite sensitive.

I wrote "I'd prefer a conversion to ich_gpio_raise instead.". This was
not intended as NACK, but rather a nudge to reuse existing generic code.
I'm very sorry if you felt offended.

I created a cake for you as an apology: http://imagebin.org/69634

> Such hyperpedandicity stems progress as it:
> * tackles no real issues, even though plenty are around.
> * reduces the ability to get real issues tackled. Because patches do not 
>   get accepted, the real code in the patches gets ignored and issues 
>   with that code will eventually make it anyway, and those willing to do 
>   real work are not exactly encouraged.

Your last patch is a really great improvement over the old code in the
tree. We now have real single-line board enables on ICH. Thanks a lot!


Developer quote of the week: 
"We are juggling too many chainsaws and flaming arrows and tigers."

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