[ipxe-devel] [ipxe] Add ability to build an RPM (#17)

Schlomo Schapiro notifications at github.com
Mon Jun 30 14:49:04 UTC 2014

On 30 June 2014 16:22, ipxe-devel <notifications at github.com> wrote:

> So it has an API, and it is public and its version is 1 (even if it keeps
> growing). Now I currently do not see any reason to change the api number in
> the foreseeable future even when we add ip7 and 128bit EFI support.
> However there is one feature that I have been pondering that may change
> this and that is Dynamic Boot Libraries, where parts of the iPXE code are
> loaded on demand in a similar to the way grub does to compensate for small
> EPROMS instead of small disk blocks. It has other theoretical advantages
> like writing modules and features outside of the main codebase, but the
> design is not at the paper napkin stage, it is still at the hand-waving
> stage. So if we think this may be a possibility it is version 0.
> Therefore I recommend a version of API.LIB.CommitCount, which is currently
> a 1.0.x

​Good reasoning. I'll be most happy to have a 1.0.<git rev-list count>
version number.​

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