[PATCH v2 1/1] dfu: remove UPDATE_TFTP
lukma at denx.de
Fri Aug 28 11:21:12 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.
It is good that it now is clear that there is a use case for it - so
more discussion is needed.
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