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Re: [Xen-devel] [RFC PATCH 2/2] arm64: Create xen.efi binary for arm64

>>> On 02.10.14 at 15:03, <Ian.Campbell@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Wed, 2014-10-01 at 18:11 -0700, Roy Franz wrote:
>> The 'xen' binary for arm64 is both an Image file and a PE/COFF executable,
>> copy it to xen.efi so that the 'make install' processing is shared with
>> x86. Prior to this 'make install' was broken on arm64.
>> Signed-off-by: Roy Franz <roy.franz@xxxxxxxxxx>
> If the affect of this is only to install Xen (and some symlinks)
> into /usr/lib64/efi and optionally into the ESP then:
>         Acked-by: Ian Campbell <ian.campbell@xxxxxxxxxx>
> What I don't want is for an extra xen.efi to show up in the
> regular /boot directory. I think this patch doesn't do that though.
> Jan, slight aside: what do you think about setting EFI_VENDOR to e.g.
> XenProject by default (i.e. installing into the ESP by default)?

The respective directory on the EFI partition ought to exist (and
I don't think we should be creating it). This part of the installation
being only an aid for developers anyway, I'd prefer keeping
EFI_VENDOR undefined (and hence skipping that installation step)
by default.


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