[U-Boot-Users] Proposal for a make option to include an additional stand alone program directory
wd at denx.de
Thu Apr 26 22:02:58 CEST 2007
In message <4630F14C.8020705 at ovro.caltech.edu> you wrote:
> This sounds like a good idea. I am developing a custom MPC8349E
> board that I'll submit a U-Boot patch for when its done.
> I also plan to build a test-suite that executes as a u-boot
> stand-alone application. Its not clear to me that such a test
> suite should also be added into the U-Boot source, since its
> board-specific; more so than whatever changes to the current
If you are willing to release your code under GPL, it is definitely
welcome to be added to the U-Boot source tree. In cases whwere this
code is board-specific it makes sense to add it to the specfic board
directory. Thi shas been done before in similar cases.
> I figured I'd submit the board support patch, and then just
> maintain the test-suite locally, with an email reference in a
> u-boot README to anyone who wanted to get access to the
> test-suite code. Of course, if lots of people build test
> suites using U-Boot, and there is common code, I'd be happy
> to use it. I just haven't looked for it in the source yet.
There are several test utilities, but no general infrastructure yet.
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