[coreboot] CBFS file format changed but documentation not updated

Alex G. mr.nuke.me at gmail.com
Fri Jan 1 00:50:01 CET 2016

Hi Kevin,

Please accept our apologies for this oversight. This should have been
caught during review, but it was missed. I'll try to get a patch
together to update the documentation.


On 11/17/2015 12:36 PM, Kevin O'Connor wrote:
> I noticed that commit 0d618afc modified the CBFS file format.  (It
> looks like the "checksum" field was replaced with a new file
> "attributes" feature.)  However, the CBFS documentation in the
> repository (Documentation/cbfs.txt) was not updated.
> It would be great if the documentation could be kept in sync with the
> CBFS implementation.  (Or, if that's not feasible, I think it would be
> preferable to remove Documentation/cbfs.txt .)  Having up to date
> specifications helps other projects (eg, SeaBIOS) keep up with
> changes.
> Also, I didn't see any emails for the above change on the mailing
> list.  What is the best way to keep up with notable architectural
> changes in coreboot?
> -Kevin

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