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Re: [PATCH] firmware: don't build hvmloader if it is not needed

On 13.02.2021 14:50, Marek Marczykowski-Górecki wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 12, 2021 at 06:05:40PM -0800, Stefano Stabellini wrote:
>> If rombios, seabios and ovmf are all disabled, don't attempt to build
>> hvmloader.
> What if you choose to not build any of rombios, seabios, ovmf, but use
> system one instead? Wouldn't that exclude hvmloader too?

Even further - one can disable all firmware and have every guest
config explicitly specify the firmware to use, afaict.

> This heuristic seems like a bit too much, maybe instead add an explicit
> option to skip hvmloader?

+1 (If making this configurable is needed at all - is having
hvmloader without needing it really a problem?)




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