[OpenBIOS] [PATCH] Rename conflicting hfsplus files

Blue Swirl blauwirbel at gmail.com
Sun Nov 28 15:50:45 CET 2010

On Sun, Nov 21, 2010 at 1:52 PM, Andreas Färber <andreas.faerber at web.de> wrote:
> 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.
> Agreed.
> 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.

Pushed, please test.

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