[Buildroot] [PATCH/next v1] package/mfgtools: bump version to uuu_1.4.43
gary.bisson at boundarydevices.com
Fri Dec 4 15:06:55 UTC 2020
First, sorry for the delay, it's been a crazy week.
On Tue, Dec 01, 2020 at 09:31:02PM +0100, Peter Seiderer wrote:
> - remove dependency on BR2_arm
> - update Config.in.host help text (mention NXP, mention uuu)
> - change upstream URL to https://github.com/NXPmicro/mfgtools (as
> https://github.com/codeauroraforum/mfgtools redirects to it)
> - remove legacy patch 0001-lnx_def.h-fix-conflicting-declaration-of-__time64_t.patch
> - remove legacy readme.txt
> - update licence and LICENSE hash
> - remove legacy README.txt license hash
> - use upload tar.gz archive
> - add new dependencies: host-pkgconf host-bzip2 host-libzip
> Signed-off-by: Peter Seiderer <ps.report at gmx.net>
> - @Gary Bisson: as it seems a complete rewrite of the tool
> (compared to the old mfgtoolcli) and you provided an
> fix for the old one lately: does it make sense to update/overwrite
> the mfgtools package or should I provide the uuu tool as a
> new package (any naming suggestions)?
Yes actually there's been a lot of discussion about that one already:
- First I did a patch similar as yours that was rejected not to remove
the legacy mfgtools package . The naming suggested was "imx-uuu"
- Then Jorg did offer some patches to add "imx-uuu" 
-> not sure why this one is marked as superseded?
-> all I remember is that the second patch of that series wasn't
accepted as we agreed in  that mfgtools should stay as legacy as
long as it builds basically.
So adding Jorg to this thread to figure out which is the best imx-uuu
package. My only remark on Jorg package is that the Kconfig comment
talks about UTP whereas UTP was for mfgtools (first of its name) whereas
UUU only uses SDP to load binaries into RAM and then fastboot to flash.
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