Multi-laptop naming scheme for build files
greenfeld at laptop.org
Wed Mar 14 20:10:13 EDT 2012
Personally I think the convention should be the same, even if we have to
add a dash, or reverse the historical build numbering approach (e.g.
880os1.zd4 -- presuming 8.3 filenames legally can start with a number).
Telling a non-technical user to "copy all the files ending in 0 & 2" is a
lot easier than telling them that some files have an "a" and some have an
"0", and that they may also need "c" and "2" files.
On Wed, Mar 14, 2012 at 8:00 PM, Daniel Drake <dsd at laptop.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 14, 2012 at 5:53 PM, Samuel Greenfeld <greenfeld at laptop.org>
> > For example: If fs.zip is not found, an XO-1 will try fs0.zip, an XO-1.5
> > will try fs1.zip, and an XO-1.75 will try fs2.zip. The same is true with
> > bootfw.zip & other files used by XOs when security is enabled.
> Yes, I agree. My thread is about naming of the other file needed for
> imaging - the .zd file in the XO-1.5/XO-1.75 case. This is not only
> for unsecure flashing, it is also needed in the secure path.
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