[OE-core] [PATCH V3] u-boot-fw-utils: Add support for libubootenv

Richard Purdie richard.purdie at linuxfoundation.org
Fri Jan 3 10:40:23 UTC 2020

On Fri, 2020-01-03 at 11:15 +0100, Stefano Babic wrote:
> libubootenv is a replacement for u-boot-fw-utils. It is
> hardware-independent and provides fw_printenv and fw_setenv tools
> that
> are full compatible with the ones provided by U-Boot. A library is
> provided to access the environment from an own application.
> License is LGPL-2.1 and this allow to link the library to proprietary
> code. The user of the tools should install the configuration file
> "fw_env.config", as he is already used to with u-boot-fw-utils. The
> configuration file is compatible with u-boot-fw-utils.

> +PROVIDES += "u-boot-fw-utils"
> +RPROVIDES_${PN} += "u-boot-fw-utils"

What is the ultimate intention/end goal here? Does this replace u-boot-
fw-utils? Should we remove the other recipe?



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