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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v5 2/2] mach-virt: Provide sample configuration

From: Peter Maydell
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v5 2/2] mach-virt: Provide sample configuration files
Date: Wed, 8 Feb 2017 19:40:38 +0000

On 8 February 2017 at 19:23, Laszlo Ersek <address@hidden> wrote:
> On 02/08/17 19:32, Peter Maydell wrote:
>> Would making UEFI a
>> more "official" rom image in pc-bios/ help to
>> harmonise things, or just introduce yet another
>> possibility to the mix?
> On one hand, it would be the best possible solution. I believe we've
> been thinking on-and-off about bundling OVMF and ArmVirtQemu with QEMU,
> since FatPkg in edk2 became free software. (... Because Microsoft
> graciously liberated the license, after Intel worked with them for a
> looong time on that. Kudos again to both companies!)
> On the other hand, upstream edk2 doesn't do releases (not in the "whole
> community stabilization / soft freeze / hard freeze / merge window
> closed" sense anyway). So Gerd -- because it would fall under Gerd's
> maintainership I think -- would have to deal with yet another project
> like iPXE (no releases). It's up to him, I guess.

Yes, since I don't personally have the time or expertise this
definitely comes down to "does whoever would be doing
the work think it's a good idea or not".

-- PMM

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