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Re: BFD msbin patch

On Wed, Feb 13, 2002 at 02:14:30PM +1100, Greg Banks wrote:
> G'day,
>   I have a patch to BFD which adds read and write support for the
> Microsoft .BIN format, which is a simple format for downloading
> binaries to embedded targets.  It's similar in concept to S-records
> but more efficient to transfer and correspondingly less robust in
> the presence of communication errors.
>   Before I submit it, I need a couple of newbie questions answered.
> 1.  My patch is against 2.11.2, should I update it to be against
>     the latest CVS before submitting?


> 2.  Should I submit generated changes to configure and
>     The problem is I'm currently running a different version of
>     autoconf, and there are spurious changes.

Generally you shouldn't include changes to the massive generated files;
they clutter up the diff and add no semantic information.

Daniel Jacobowitz                           Carnegie Mellon University
MontaVista Software                         Debian GNU/Linux Developer

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