[flashrom] [RFC] Layout *file* handling...

David Hendricks dhendrix at google.com
Thu Jul 11 22:55:38 CEST 2013

On Thu, Jul 11, 2013 at 1:12 PM, Stefan Tauner <
stefan.tauner at student.tuwien.ac.at> wrote:

> On Thu, 11 Jul 2013 12:31:55 -0700
> David Hendricks <dhendrix at google.com> wrote:
> > >  - Default image names. For example one might want to always use me.bin
> > >    for the ME region without the need to specify it all the time on the
> > >    cli. (add the name after the region name, separated by : just like
> > >    in the cli)
> > >
> >
> > +1. It's pretty silly to need to specify a ROM-sized file for "-w" just
> to
> > update a single region.
> That needs to be dealt otherwise.

Darn, I was hoping to rope you into doing work for me ;-)

What i meant is that you specify in
> the layout file the image you would normally specify by -i
> regionname:filename.
> if there is no file name in the cli, look in the layout file.

So far so good.

> if there
> is none there either, use the one of the complete image (for the -w
> case, -r would be slightly different).

So the behavior is the same as it is now? That is, the -w argument is the
complete ROM-sized file and flashrom will use the layout info to seek to
the correct offset in the file?
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