Possibility to move microsemi switchtec-user support from meta-facebook to a shared meta-layer

Xiang Liu xiangliu at google.com
Wed Feb 26 10:35:55 AEDT 2020

Thank you Patrick! We will then try to port this recipe to some other meta
layer. Hopefully we can find a good place for it :)


On Mon, Feb 24, 2020 at 6:26 PM Patrick Williams <patrick at stwcx.xyz> wrote:

> On Mon, Feb 24, 2020 at 01:54:27PM -0800, Xiang Liu wrote:
> > Hi Amithash and other openbmc contributors,
> >
> > It seems the Microsemi switchtec-user tool has been integrated to
> > meta-facebook, the recipe is currently located at:
> >
> https://github.com/facebook/openbmc/blob/eaf4d364e55f96a5b37331049db1a718d8667e5a/meta-facebook/meta-fbep/recipes-fbep/plat-libs/switchtec-user_2.2-rc1.bb
> >
> > I am wondering if this recipe could be moved to a shared meta-layer, like
> > meta-phosphor or an upstream layer? As our team at Google will also need
> > this tool.
> Xiang,
> Glad to hear you find this useful.  We won't ever import the meta-tree
> at facebook/openbmc directly into openbmc/openbmc.  We've started a new
> openbmc/meta-facebook for our machine specific support here.
> If there are recipes under facebook/openbmc that you find useful and we
> haven't already ported them to some openbmc/meta-* layer, feel free to
> do so.  Off the top of my head I'm not sure the best place for this
> particular recipe.
> --
> Patrick Williams
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