This is what was missing from your RFC - a simple explanation other than a one-line "How" or "Why". I know it takes five minutes to be more descriptive, but you've been getting awfully terse lately with these proposals.

Now that you have explained it, I have no objections.


On Jul 9, 2012, at 3:58 PM, Nathan Hjelm wrote:

Before the patch we source the platform file then cd into the platform directory to find the mca parameters file. If a platform file were to have a source directive then it would have to be relative to the build directory (or absolute). By cding into the platform file's directory before sourcing the platform file and source directives are relative to the platform file's directory (or absolute). There is no impact outside of m4/shell commands within the platform file that read/write/stat files.