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Re: no commit allowed under discussion

From: Bean
Subject: Re: no commit allowed under discussion
Date: Tue, 7 Apr 2009 13:25:53 +0800

On Tue, Apr 7, 2009 at 8:37 AM, Yoshinori K. Okuji <address@hidden> wrote:
> On Tuesday 07 April 2009 01:43:17 Bean wrote:
>> On Sat, Apr 4, 2009 at 8:53 PM, Bean <address@hidden> wrote:
>> > On Sat, Apr 4, 2009 at 5:30 PM, Yoshinori K. Okuji <address@hidden>
> wrote:
>> >> I've undone r2063, since we're still discussing how to / not to split
>> >> modules. Bean, you must respect teamwork. If you are unable to follow
>> >> such a fundamental rule, I will have to disable your permission.
>> >
>> > Hi,
>> >
>> > I thought the previous mail is about replacing grub_printf with
>> > grub_dprint, I'm ok with that. This patch has been in mail list for
>> > sometime, it is essential to get a working display in intel macs.
>> Hi,
>> How about this patch ? The split is necessary as it introduces new
>> command loadbios and fakebios that uses the fake_bios_data function,
>> and it would be ugly to put them all inside linux.c.
> Do you have any strong reason to make loadbios and fakebios separate? I think
> the overhead is negligible.


loadbios and fakebios are sort of like hacks for the efi platform, I
think they shouldn't be placed in the linux loader. Also, by moving
the platform dependent code out, we can merge it with i386 generic
loader loader/i386/linux.c.


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