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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH 27/27] Add SLOF-based partition firmware for pSe

From: David Gibson
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH 27/27] Add SLOF-based partition firmware for pSeries machine, allowing more boot options
Date: Tue, 29 Mar 2011 01:07:44 +1100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-06-14)

On Mon, Mar 28, 2011 at 08:16:51AM -0500, Anthony Liguori wrote:
> On 03/28/2011 04:03 AM, Alexander Graf wrote:
> >
> >>Um, ok.  Do I need to do anything about this?
> >I'm also not sure this is too important.
> It's GPL compliance so yes, it's very important.
> >  Most of our firmware blobs come from svn repos which can't be submoduled.
> The only firmware blob we're not currently including as a git
> submodule is OpenBIOS.  I believe the main reason is that different
> boards use different commits so a single submodule is a bit
> challenge.  We probably ought to figure something out here though
> for the next release.

Um.. where?  I don't see these sources.

> Can anyone comment a bit more about OpenBIOS?
> BTW, OpenBIOS is already actively mirrored on git.qemu.org so all
> that's needed is a patch that does a git submodule add with the
> appropriate commit.
> >  And as long as we don't have a consistent policy about it, we can
> >  just as well stick with the README file.
> We do have a consistent policy :-)  We're just not enforcing it as
> tightly as we should.
> Any binary we ship in the release tgz's should also have
> corresponding source in a submodule.

So, again, what do I need to do?

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