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Subject: Re: portalplayer bootloader versions

Re: portalplayer bootloader versions

From: Frank Gevaerts <>
Date: Sun, 5 Jul 2009 19:22:50 +0200

On Sun, Jul 05, 2009 at 07:18:38PM +0200, Thomas Martitz wrote:
> Jonas Häggqvist schrieb:
>> Frank Gevaerts wrote:
>>> Another way to do this would be to remove APPSVERSION from the
>>> bootloader makefile and set it in config-* instead.
>> This seems most clear to me, at first glance - in combination with a flag
>> in show_logo.c whether to use BOOTLOADER_VERSION (or whatever is decided
>> to call it), or APPSVERSION (for svn bootloaders).
> I think config-* is the wrong place for version numbers in general. It
> should give info about what the hardware is capable to do, and some
> minor other target-dependant stuff (such as rockbox file extension).

I don't really like this either, but I don't really see many

> You should be able to override in bootloader.make.

Override it with what? bootloader.make is used for all bootloaders, with
different versions.


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Received on 2009-07-05

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