[coreboot] using overlayfs to have several coreboot dev envs

ron minnich rminnich at gmail.com
Sun Nov 20 22:52:15 CET 2016

yes, in linuxbios v2 we actually had a way to specify the creation of
fallback and normal and build the merged coreboot.rom with one make
command. This kind of fell by the wayside as the fallback/normal approach
was mainly used by linux networx and Los Alamos.

Good suggestion!

On Sun, Nov 20, 2016 at 1:43 PM Charlotte Plusplus <
pluspluscharlotte at gmail.com> wrote:

> If you refactor that code, could you make it easier to add the fallback?
> One of the main reason I use overlayfs is to keep a separate fallback
> Overlayfs may remain a good option when working on separate source trees,
> but when the differences are just in the .config. it would be nice to
> specify the .config-fallback, the .config-normal, run make and get a
> coreboot.rom without having to manually give the file that needs to be
> updated. I wrote scripts to do just that.
> On Sun, Nov 20, 2016 at 4:36 PM, ron minnich <rminnich at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 20, 2016 at 1:00 PM Matt DeVillier <matt.devillier at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 20, 2016 at 2:51 PM, ron minnich <rminnich at gmail.com> wrote:
> I had the same thought even while writing that note. So option 2 for the
> config file is to create it at the top level: config.${MAINBOARD) or
> somewhere else. Would that work?
> using top level for config files would really clutter the root dir when
> building for a large # of boards (I have ~25 I'm building for currently);
> perhaps a 'configs' subdir would make sense?
> yes, and the configs would go well in a .gitignore ...
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