[U-Boot-Custodians] SPL / TPL
wd at denx.de
Wed Oct 9 17:44:26 UTC 2019
Dear Bin Meng,
In message <CAEUhbmU0wox4nk+Mmee9YAPEroipT=635PVMrGVCH6Hw-JW4PQ at mail.gmail.com> you wrote:
> I also thought TPL is 3rd program loader, but some platforms (as
> pointed out in this email thread) use TPL as the 1st stage program
> loader proceeding SPL, and in fact changed its meaning to Tiny Program
They may think so, but they are wrong. Inventing a new name to
mascerade their error does not make things better.
> Indeed people are not in agreement. That's why I sent this email
> asking for some clarification :)
Yes, much appriated.
> Apparently there are 2 distinct implementation about TPL in U-Boot
> today. So what should we do next?
Those systems which have the implementation swapped should fix their
boards / platforms such that the code started by the ROM boot loader
is built as SPL, and that the code which runs after the SPL is built
Nobody in a sane state of mind counts 1 - 3 - 2 ;-)
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