11.3.0: Share repos across arches -

Martin Langhoff martin.langhoff at gmail.com
Fri Jul 29 15:01:05 EDT 2011

On Thu, Jul 28, 2011 at 7:29 PM, James Cameron <quozl at laptop.org> wrote:
> We currently "sort" them by placing them in a dropbox according to the
> XO model, and use the model-specific dropbox in olpc-os-builder.  (The
> firmware build scripts handle this in the copyme step).

Right - but I think this is is a poxy setup.

> 'arch' would not be sufficient for XO-1 vs XO-1.5 selection, since the
> hardware has the same 'arch'.


> I propose:

I generally agree with your proposal, except that I've now come around
to think maybe it's a pile of pointless work, as it only shifts things
around, no clear benefit.

We can just setup an xo-1.75 repo for the relevant bootfw and be done
with it. There's more interesting stuff to handle.

Apologies for the distraction -

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