How to add new Flash part into flashrom source package in Ubuntu

Asked by Eason Jiang on 2020-08-24

Dear Sir,
I am the Technical enginner form XMC which is a Nor Flash manufacture; Now we have copperation with Google but our Nor Flash part are not supported in the flashrom source package in Ubuntu(such as flashchips.h,chipdrivers.h,...), so we want ask the help from you.Can you told me how should i do to to add our parts into flashrom source package and then our parts can be used by Google?

BR
Eason

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Manfred Hampl (m-hampl) said : #1

The flashrom package in Ubuntu has been copied from Debian, which in turn copies the software from http://flashrom.org/

Modifications to the official package should be introduced in http://flashrom.org/ and they will then be incorporated in new Ubuntu releases via Debian.

Is your software already incorporated in the version 1.2 of the flashrom software on http://flashrom.org/ ?

If you are referring to the flashrom package in older Ubuntu releases: Ubuntu is no rolling release. This means that packages in older Ubuntu releases usually are not updated any more, except for bug fixes. So the flashrom package on Ubuntu bionic is only 0.9.9

For bringing flashrom version 1.2 to Ubuntu bionic and older ubuntu releases, the recommended way is via a PPA.

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