[U-Boot] [PATCH v1 00/11] import x509/pkcs7 parsers from linux

Heinrich Schuchardt xypron.glpk at gmx.de
Tue Oct 15 05:33:18 UTC 2019

On 10/15/19 5:18 AM, AKASHI Takahiro wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 12, 2019 at 03:02:09PM +0200, Heinrich Schuchardt wrote:
>> On 10/11/19 9:55 AM, AKASHI Takahiro wrote:
>>> I hope this patch set will be reviewed promptly as I'm aiming to
>>> push my "UEFI secure boot" patch for v2020.01.
>> How can I make all of these new files being built to check for build
>> warnings?
> As always in my case of UEFI secure boot, they have gone through build and
> run/tests as part of UEFI secure boot. This is also true for RSA
> extension as UEFI secure boot is the only user of those features.

Did you run them through Travis?

> Please note that almost of all the code here come from the latest
> linux code without any changes. A few changes that I made are
> quite U-Boot/UEFI-secure-boot specific and is *best* tested through
> UEFI secure boot test.
> That said, you can at least build the code by enabling
>    Library routines
>      Security support
>        Asymmetric Key Support
>> Please, provide unit tests for the patch series.
> As I said above, it will be exercised and tested under UEFI secure boot
> test.

If there is nothing I can test now, I would not know how to evaluate
these patches.

There is good reason that we have unit tests and don't simply say U-Boot
can be tested by booting Linux.

>> Please, provide a documentation how these different tools and files work
>> together.
> What do you mean by different tools?
> Asn1 compiler and what?
> Do you want to have doc/README.asn1compiler?

This patch series provides some puzzle pieces but doesn't tell me how
they fit together. Maybe a README describing the different elements
provided for UEFI secure boot would be most appropriate.

Best regards


> Thanks,
> -Takahiro Akashi
>> Best regards
>> Heinrich

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