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

On Thu, 2014-10-02 at 14:09 +0100, Jan Beulich wrote:
> >>> 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.

Makes sense to me, thanks.


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