[coreboot] [RFC][PATCHv2]add WIP_ARM config entry

Hamo hamo.by at gmail.com
Wed Apr 6 16:33:10 CEST 2011

On Wed, Apr 6, 2011 at 10:25 PM, Paul Menzel
<paulepanter at users.sourceforge.net> wrote:
> Am Mittwoch, den 06.04.2011, 20:20 +0800 schrieb Hamo:
>> Add WIP_ARM config entry so that we can make all ARM-related
>> entries depend on this now.
>> We need to make all the ARM-related code available to ALL so that we
>> can attract those interested in ARM to join us. During this process,
>> some of the code may not be usable, so we need this to ensure that
>> those normal users will not be upset with it.
> Would a separate branch – named for example arm-support – not be more
> beneficial and when everything is working merge it into trunk/master?

If we just create a new branch, only a few fellows can know that we
are porting coreboot to ARM,
but if we add a new option, all the people who try to build coreboot
will know it. Through this way,
we can attract more people working on or testing this.
> […]
> Thanks,
> Paul
>> P.S. Can I use git diff to generate the patch?
> I guess you can even use `git format-patch`.
> PPS: Is this a good time to move to Git altogether? A mirror already
> exists. ;-) Since I am not doing any development, I am not the one to
> make that call.

+1 for move to GIT.
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