[OE-core] [PATCH] arm-trusted-firmware: add upstream version 2.2

Denys Dmytriyenko denis at denix.org
Thu Jan 23 22:16:27 UTC 2020

On Thu, Jan 23, 2020 at 04:10:33PM -0600, Joshua Watt wrote:
> On 1/23/20 4:05 PM, Denys Dmytriyenko wrote:
> >On Thu, Jan 23, 2020 at 04:43:23PM -0500, Bruce Ashfield wrote:
> >>On Thu, Jan 23, 2020 at 4:00 PM Denys Dmytriyenko <denis at denix.org> wrote:
> >>>From: Denys Dmytriyenko <denys at ti.com>
> >>>
> >>>Many BSPs require ARM Trusted Firmware (also known as Trusted Firmware-A).
> >>>To avoid duplicating efforts of adding very similar recipes to BSP layers,
> >>>add an upstream reference implementation to openembedded-core, which can be
> >>>customized by BSPs, if needed.
> >>Isn't this one of the things that Jon Mason is trying to
> >>standardize/support in meta-arm ?
> >>
> >>http://git.yoctoproject.org/cgit/cgit.cgi/meta-arm/tree/meta-arm/recipes-bsp/trusted-firmware-a
> >Ah, interesting, somehow I totally missed that one! :)
> >
> >What triggered this submission is that we have our own variant in meta-ti and
> >Joshua Watt was adding a very similar one to meta-rockchip:
> >https://lists.yoctoproject.org/g/yocto/topic/70054501#48116
> FWIW, variants of this recipe crop up in pretty much every ARM-based
> BSP layer (e.g. https://github.com/alistair23/meta-pine64/blob/master/recipes-bsp/arm-trusted-firmware/arm-trusted-firmware_2.1.bb);
> it seems common enough that a base recipe that each BSP layer can
> bbappend to suite their needs seems like it would be useful?

Yes, indeed, hence we agreed to submit it to oe-core...

And meta-arm sounds like a good idea and can be used by all those ARM-based 
BSPs as a base, but for some reason I cannot find any announcements for that 
new layer... Jon?


> >>What's the delta between the two ?
> >Hmm, that one uses older 2.1 version. Other than that, I'll need to test to
> >see if it's as adaptable and expandable as our more simplistic variants...
> >

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