Re: Emdebian sprint - flash-kernel discussion
On Wed, Feb 23, 2011, James Westby wrote:
> So longer term we should be thinking of having the hwpack generation
> read some information from the common files corresponding to the
> versions it is building for (e.g. grab the package containing the common
> files and look for the one with a specific name and take some info from
> That would allow us to share the data, while not worrying about having
> different versions of that data at hwpack-install time.
> I still think we should consider cases where the information refers to
> the rootfs when we come to do this, and not include that in the hwpack,
> instead reading it from the rootfs we are installing the hwpack in to.
That's sensible; there is much less stuff relevant in the rootfs, but
maybe pieces of kernel cmdline (cmdline would be built from rootfs part
+ hwpack part + linaro-image-tools computer part + user specified
Did you have something specific in mind?