[OE-core] [PATCH 0/2] psplash fixes

Philip Balister philip at balister.org
Tue Dec 20 15:31:52 UTC 2011

On 12/19/2011 01:57 PM, Paul Eggleton wrote:
> On Monday 19 December 2011 19:48:48 Koen Kooi wrote:
>> I will say again: I absolutely HATE that virtual-runtime nonsense. If you
>> need to change a task, change the task, don't introduce things that make it
>> non deterministic. Guess what happens when you change a virtual-runtime
>> *after* you have built the task already.
> This is the problem I'm trying to avoid. Perhaps it wasn't clear, but what I 
> meant was change things so we do not bring in psplash via a task anymore - 
> instead use the value of VIRTUAL-RUNTIME_splash within core-image.bbclass, 
> controlled via an IMAGE_FEATURE.
>>> Would update-alternatives be needed at all in
>>> that case?
>> It would if you want to change it after booting :)
> What's the use case for changing the splash image after booting?

I can see people taking an existing image, adding a few packages to
customize it for their application, and changing the splash image to a
product specific one.


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