[coreboot] Changes to the coreboot Project Structure
stefan.reinauer at coreboot.org
Tue Mar 25 21:01:38 CET 2014
* mrnuke <mr.nuke.me at gmail.com> [140325 19:13]:
> On Tuesday, March 25, 2014 06:56:13 PM Stefan Reinauer wrote:
> > * ron minnich <rminnich at gmail.com> [140325 06:34]:
> > > On Mon, Mar 24, 2014 at 10:20 PM, Vladimir ' -coder/phcoder' Serbinenko <
> > >
> > > phcoder at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > I don't see how this prevents any of my propositions for the bulk of
> > > the boards. The problem you describe isn't going away with your
> > > proposition. We still want to have a top which is supposed to work on
> > > all boards.
> > >
> > > All boards? The Arima HDAMA, 12 years old now, not sold for maybe 10? All
> > > boards? Are you sure?
> > Keeping old boards in a branch of coreboot that is not moving as fast as
> > upstream will reduce breakage and stabilize the code base for those
> > systems.
> This model works for linux with really old releases being maintained by
> interested people. It is doable. It is reasonable.
Yes, absolutely. These old releases live in extra branches. Same thing
we need to do.
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