[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] Fetch the OVMF repository from specific git mirror and enable it

On Thu, 2012-03-01 at 10:30 +0000, Attilio Rao wrote:
> On 01/03/12 08:09, Ian Campbell wrote:
> > On Wed, 2012-02-29 at 19:37 +0000, Attilio Rao wrote:
> >    
> >> - Fetch the OVMF parent tree from: http://github.com/tianocore/edk2.git
> >> - Add a simple Makefile to edk2 that automagically runs the right scripts
> >>    to build OVMF and setles the resulting binary properly
> >>
> >> Signed-off-by: Attilio Rao<attilio.rao@xxxxxxxxxx>
> >>      
> > This looks good to me but we would usually mirror the git tree on
> > xenbits to avoid consuming 3rd party resources.
> >
> >    
> When we informally spoke about it I had the impression we had to prefer 
> using their git repo.

I meant to use their "history" so to speak, as opposed to generating our
own git history with different commit ids etc, rather than literally
their repo.

> However I'm fine with mirroring their git repo, how can I find 
> instructions on how to set it up?

You'll need an account on xenbits. Lets set that up offline.

> > Do we want to track upstream's master branch, which would require us to
> > have a staging->tested push gateway, or have a particular tag which we
> > update in order to upgrade? In the latter case ideally it would be a
> > meaningful tag (e.g. a stable release) but if none such exist (which
> > appears to be the case) then we could just pick some reasonable point in
> > the development history.
> >    
> I've personally just tested the current master branch, not sure if there 
> is any instability we should worry about, so the current snapshot could 
> be a good starting point.
> There doesn't seem to be any stable branch, however, thus we should just 
> go with master or consider working snapshot from it.
> How do you prefer to proceed then?

I think we should nominate whichever change set you tested and use it as


Xen-devel mailing list



Lists.xenproject.org is hosted with RackSpace, monitoring our
servers 24x7x365 and backed by RackSpace's Fanatical Support®.