[U-Boot] [PATCH 5/5] doc: Add documentation for how to build U-Boot host tools
bmeng.cn at gmail.com
Thu Oct 17 15:02:47 UTC 2019
On Thu, Oct 17, 2019 at 10:10 PM Tom Rini <trini at konsulko.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 17, 2019 at 09:50:57AM +0800, Bin Meng wrote:
> > Hi Tom,
> > On Thu, Oct 17, 2019 at 2:20 AM Tom Rini <trini at konsulko.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > On Wed, Oct 16, 2019 at 09:27:25AM -0700, Bin Meng wrote:
> > >
> > > > This adds a reST document for how to build U-Boot host tools,
> > > > including information for both Linux and Windows.
> > > >
> > > > Signed-off-by: Bin Meng <bmeng.cn at gmail.com>
> > >
> > > So here's where I think things get interesting. Off the top of my head,
> > > I think we can use the free GitLab.com-provided hosts of which there are
> > > Windows-based ones (we would need to do some labeling of jobs so that
> > > most things only run on our Linux hosts but one job runs on the Windows
> > > infra). I'm less sure we can do such a matrix with Travis. But is
> > > there some way we could get this Windows tool build into CI and thus
> > > keep it from breaking in the future? Thanks!
> > Yes, I would like to have GitLab CI to do the Windows build for us.
> > However I did not find the free GitLab.com-provided hosts. Any hints?
> Yeah, OK, I was wrong. You have to be on gitlab.com and they don't have
> Windows. And I don't know enough Windows to figure out how to automate
> going from a Microsoft-provided free VirtualBox image to having that
> have GitLab Runner also installed.
Ah that's bad we can't find a GitLab hosted free Windows VM.
So I looked at Microsoft Azure pipeline and it looks we can set up a
free account for U-Boot.
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