Re: Is it deliberate that sysutils/u-boot-tools is not updated when u-boot-master (and company) progress?

From: Mark Millard via freebsd-arm <freebsd-arm_at_freebsd.org>
Date: Wed, 7 Jul 2021 11:09:36 -0700
On 2021-Apr-8, at 00:13, Emmanuel Vadot <manu at bidouilliste.com> wrote:

> On Wed, 7 Apr 2021 17:38:58 -0700
> Mark Millard via freebsd-arm <freebsd-arm_at_freebsd.org> wrote:
> 
>> sysutils/u-boot-tools is still back at 2020.07 :
>> 
>> Commit message (Expand)	Author	Age	Files	Lines
>> * 	Remove # $FreeBSD$ from Makefiles.	Mathieu Arnold	34 hours	1	-1/+0
>> * 	u-boot: Update to 2020.07	Emmanuel Vadot	2020-07-08	3	-14/+4
>> . . .
>> 
>> But there have been 2020.10 and 2021.04 updates since then:
>> 
>> Commit message (Expand)	Author	Age	Files	Lines
>> * 	sysutils/u-boot-*: Update to 2021.04	Emmanuel Vadot	16 hours	2	-5/+6
>> . . .
>> * 	sysutils/u-boot-*: Update to 2020.10	Emmanuel Vadot	2020-11-07	3	-4/+35
>> . . .
>> * 	u-boot: Update to 2020.07	Emmanuel Vadot	2020-07-08	3	-34/+5
>> 
>> I'll note that u-boot-master has:
>> 
>> BUILD_DEPENDS+=	gsed:textproc/gsed \
>> 		. . .
>> 		mkimage:sysutils/u-boot-tools \
>> 		. . .
>> 
>> and u-boot-tools has:
>> 
>> DISTVERSION=	2020.07
>> 
>> This may well be just fine, such as if using somewhat older versions
>> of u-boot-tools has historically been more stable despite version
>> mismatches. But I figured I'd ask:
>> 
>> Is the use of the older u-boot-tools deliberate?
>> 
>> ===
>> Mark Millard
>> marklmi at yahoo.com
>> ( dsl-only.net went
>> away in early 2018-Mar)
> 
> Most of the time it's not deliberate as it's just that I forgot this
> port.
> This time is was deliberate as some new tools fails to compile and I
> didn't had time to look deeper for now.

sysutils/u-boot-tools looks to still be at 2020.07 .

I just figured that I'd check on what the status is for
sysutils/u-boot-tools relative to the new 2021.07 of
sysutils/u-boot . For all I know 2020.07 may well be
the most recent to build and operate well.

===
Mark Millard
marklmi at yahoo.com
( dsl-only.net went
away in early 2018-Mar)
Received on Wed Jul 07 2021 - 18:09:36 UTC

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