[PATCH v2 1/1] dfu: remove UPDATE_TFTP

Marek Vasut marex at denx.de
Fri Aug 28 10:42:44 CEST 2020

On 8/28/20 4:32 AM, Heinrich Schuchardt wrote:
> On 7/21/20 8:02 PM, Heinrich Schuchardt wrote:
>> Using UPDATE_TFTP the firmware can be updated from TFTP by writing to NOR
>> flash. The same is possible by defining a dfu command in CONFIG_PREBOOT.
>> The dfu command cannot only write to NOR but also to other devices. In
>> README.dfutfp UPDATE_TFTP has been marked as deprecated. It is not used
>> by any board.
>> Remove TFTP update via CONFIG_UPDATE_TFTP.
>> Adjust the documentation.
>> Signed-off-by: Heinrich Schuchardt <xypron.glpk at gmx.de>
>> ---
>> v2:
>> 	rework the documentation
> On 8/28/20 12:17 AM, Marek Vasut wrote (in reply to a pull request):
>> Also note that the UPDATE_TFTP is being actively used, why is it removed
>> here and this late in rc3 ? I think these patches should really be
>> postponed until after the release.
> Hello Marek,


> do you see a problem in principal with the removal of UPDATE_TFTP which
> is redundant to what you can do with DFU or is it only the timing issue?

I don't see how it is redundant. The usecase I see is a fitImage which
contains the update fragments is applied with a single command this way.
I don't see a suitable replacement.

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