[OE-core] [PATCH] arm-trusted-firmware: add upstream version 2.2
jdmason at kudzu.us
Fri Jan 24 22:30:04 UTC 2020
On Thu, Jan 23, 2020 at 5:16 PM Denys Dmytriyenko <denis at denix.org> wrote:
> 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?
Sorry, I was unaware that it was common practice to announce this kind
of thing. Also, it was very barebones for the first few weeks. In
fact, I still think it is minimal. That being said, I'll send email
to OE-devel (and/or OE-Core) announcing it properly.
> > >>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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