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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] tools: fix dependency for ipxe and rombios

Wei Liu writes ("Re: [PATCH] tools: fix dependency for ipxe and rombios"):
> On Tue, Jul 17, 2018 at 11:47:41AM +0100, Wei Liu wrote:
> > On Tue, Jul 17, 2018 at 11:18:59AM +0100, Ian Jackson wrote:
> > > So I'm sorry to say that I think the answer is to revert 01d631028a02
> > > and to replace it with a patch which introduces
> > >    --with-ipxe=/PATH
> > >    --with-ipxe          like --enable-ipxe, but also sets path to ""
> > >    --without-ipxe       same as --disable-ipxe
> FAOD do you suggest we get rid of --with-system-ipxe? That seems to
> deviate from other options.


> If we don't ditch it, we will have:
>   --with-ipxe         enable building and use in-tree ipxe.
>   --without-ipxe      disable in-tree ipxe, no ipxe (in-tree or system
>                       provided) will be used.
>   --with-system-ipxe=PATH  disable building in-tree ipxe, use ipxe specified
>                            by user.
> But honestly I don't see the advantage of this other than keeping
> options consistent.

Well, normally --with-system-foo=PATH would mean both "please use PATH
when building" and "please bake PATH into your program".


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