[Buildroot] [PATCH 1/1] package/modem-manager: bump version to 1.16.2

Aleksander Morgado aleksander at aleksander.es
Mon Mar 29 19:59:16 UTC 2021


On Mon, 29 Mar 2021, 21:42 Petr Vorel, <petr.vorel at gmail.com> wrote:

> > > RFC: should I add also --enable-plugin-qcom-soc ?
> > > (there is qcom-db410c-firmware package)
>
> > The qcom-soc plugin is only relevant if the system where you're running
> the
> > system is a Qualcomm SoC, and if you woulf plan to use the builtin modem
> as
> > a modem in ModemManager. An obvious use case is e.g. qualcomm-phones
> > running postmarketos.
> Yep, in postmarketOS it does make perfect sense.
>
> > For any other kind of setup, where MM is supposed to use external (e.g.
> > USB, serial...) modems, the qcom-soc plugin is not needed. But it really
> > wouldn't harm to have it either, it would just waste space (in the same
> way
> > as other plugins that may never be used really).
>
> > Maybe enable it? I should have probably done that in upstream really, as
> it
> > doesn't really collide with other stuff
> Maybe having an option for user to decide?


That would be an option, yes, being the qcom-soc plugin a bit special.

We also have configure switches to enable/disable every other plugin as
well, and I know multiple companies enabling just one or two plugins (the
ones they are planning to use in their system). Not sure if anyone is
interested in having config options for those as well though.
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