help needed with dfu-util issue on Freerunner

Tormod Volden lists.tormod at
Sun Aug 10 14:50:04 CEST 2014

On Sun, Aug 10, 2014 at 2:06 PM, Paul Fertser <fercerpav at> wrote:
> Hi,
> On Sun, Aug 10, 2014 at 01:47:08PM +0200, Tormod Volden wrote:
>> Thanks a lot for investigating this! I am Cc'ing the dfu-util list and
>> preferably we move the conversation there.
> Releasing a dfu-util version with known-to-be-broken openmoko support
> would be a real SHAME :/
>> Can I ask you the favour to send me a lsusb -v dump both from runtime
>> and dfu mode? it would be good to keep for reference and we have a
>> device-logs folder for this.
> Attached.
>> > PS: regarding, it's my strong enough impression that
>> > MAINTAINER_MODE macro should be removed from there, it only adds
>> > confusion and never does anything useful IMHO.
>> I just searched a little for AM_MAINTAINER_MODE and I that see it has
>> been debated a lot. Looks like some recommend
>> AM_MAINTAINER_MODE([disabled]). Would that help? I don't know if it is
>> needed by some distributors, this could be cargo-cult for what I know.
> Basically, non-maintainer mode means that autoconf doesn't create
> rules to regenerate configure when is changed. It's
> supposed to benefit users who do not have autoconf installed but I can
> hardly see how it can be so. If a user modifies, he or
> she clearly wants to have configure regenerated, so it's better to
> have an error because of missing autoconf than to have the changes
> silently ignored. So my conclusion was that the maintainer mode macro
> should be removed altogether; this was done for OpenOCD about a year
> ago, and the results were positive (consistent rules, less confusion).

Thanks! I have pushed all this to git master.

Best regards,

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