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Re: Redefining GRUB_MOD_GAP in init.c

From: Marco Gerards
Subject: Re: Redefining GRUB_MOD_GAP in init.c
Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2008 09:36:41 +0100
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Robert Millan <address@hidden> writes:

> On Sun, Jan 27, 2008 at 10:25:32PM -0500, Pavel Roskin wrote:
>> Hi Robert,
>> I'm concerned about your latest commit:
>>         * kern/powerpc/ieee1275/init.c (grub_arch_modules_addr): Skip
>>         `GRUB_MOD_GAP' for platforms in which it's not defined.
>> The algorithm for calculating the start of the modules should be exactly
>> the same in grub-mkimage and in the core.  Any fallbacks should be
>> coherent if possible.  Therefore, I think it would be better to define
>> GRUB_MOD_GAP only in header files.
> Sorry, I should've really sent this for review;  it wasn't such an obvious fix
> as you pointed out.  I'll get that moved to headers as you suggest.
>> Also, I don't see how GRUB_MOD_GAP would not be defined to 0x8000 for
>> i386-ieee1275 platform considering that
>> include/grub/i386/ieee1275/kernel.h simply includes
>> include/grub/powerpc/ieee1275/kernel.h
> Sounds strange.. I'm wondering that myself.  Will check..
>> It's hard for me to understand why kern/powerpc/ieee1275/init.c can be
>> used on any platform other than PowerPC.  I was assuming that my changes
>> would not affect other platforms.
>> [...]
>> I suggest that i386-ieee1275 stops using any files for PowerPC.
>> kernel.h is not big, so it shouldn't be a problem to copy it.  As for
>> init.c, it should be either copied or moved to a more suitable place.
> I think it's safe to say that the only part of kern/powerpc/ieee1275/init.c
> that only works on PowerPC is its name ;-)
> Maybe it's time we move out those generic files under powerpc directory.  I
> propose moving the following:
> kern/powerpc/ieee1275/init.c
> kern/powerpc/ieee1275/cmain.c
> kern/powerpc/ieee1275/openfw.c
> loader/powerpc/ieee1275/multiboot2.c

Move it where?


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