[OpenBIOS] [PATCH] Rename conflicting hfsplus files

Andreas Färber andreas.faerber at web.de
Sun Nov 21 14:52:59 CET 2010

Am 21.11.2010 um 13:33 schrieb Blue Swirl:

> On Fri, Nov 19, 2010 at 2:15 AM, Segher Boessenkool
> <segher at kernel.crashing.org> wrote:
>>> Sounds to me like the real problem is with how ar is used, then?
>>> Can you show the ar commands that fail?
>> Oh I see now.  ar doesn't store pathname.
>> If you can require a new enough binutils (2.19 or newer), you could
>> use "thin archives", which don't have this limitation, and have
>> some more advantages.  See the -T option to ar (ar rcsT bla.a ...)
>> Another option is to have an archive file per directory.
> The object files could be renamed before archiving, or GCC -o target
> could be different from what simple %o: %.c substitution rule would
> generate.
> But googling for the project finds very few references, most of them
> are OpenBIOS. This seems to be the source:
> http://ftp.penguinppc.org/users/hasi/
> It's stale, but I found it here:
> http://www.koders.com/info.aspx?c=ProjectInfo&pid=XDR5GKGZPX43N13RGPC3DVB67A
> in the project hfsplusutils. Linux fs/hfsplus seems to be very  
> different.
> So I think renaming would be the easiest solution, in the unlikely
> event that hfsplusutils project revives we can still pretty easily
> refresh.


The patch once again is line-wrapped [1] unfortunately. It would be  
nice if you could push such patches to your http://repo.or.cz/w/openbios.git 
  repository (or wherever) for testing.


[1] http://www.openfirmware.info/pipermail/openbios/2010-November/005823.html

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