[OE-core] [PATCH] arm-trusted-firmware: add upstream version 2.2
jdmason at kudzu.us
Fri Jan 24 22:42:34 UTC 2020
On Thu, Jan 23, 2020 at 5:50 PM Richard Purdie
<richard.purdie at linuxfoundation.org> wrote:
> On Thu, 2020-01-23 at 22:17 +0000, Ross Burton wrote:
> > On 23/01/2020 21:43, 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
> > >
> > > What's the delta between the two ?
> > That was precisely my thought too. meta-arm isn't exactly well known
> > right now, but ideally it should be a central place for common pieces
> > that are specific to ARM hardware (unlike anything that is needed for
> > qemuarm itself).
> If its needed by many platforms, I'm not adverse to it being in core so
> I have an open mind on core vs. meta-arm. I'm waiting to see what Jon's
> thoughts are on that.
My thought was that unless it's needed by qemuarm, etc, it would
remain in meta-arm. We're going to have other desirable recipes
(e.g., edk2) in the near future. So, this layer would be useful for
all Arm BSPs.
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