Patchwork [24/35] wic: Update 'Background and Motivation' help section

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Date Aug. 8, 2014, 10:05 p.m.
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Commit dfa8626700269141f8d2f5be12c8758db7ca6473
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Comments - Aug. 8, 2014, 10:05 p.m.
Remove help text regarding the source and future intentions of the wic
codebase, since the code prompting those comments has now been mostly

Signed-off-by: Tom Zanussi <>
 scripts/lib/image/ | 14 +-------------
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 13 deletions(-)


diff --git a/scripts/lib/image/ b/scripts/lib/image/
index 6e8e037..6503aaa 100644
--- a/scripts/lib/image/
+++ b/scripts/lib/image/
@@ -456,24 +456,12 @@  DESCRIPTION
     oe-core: directdisk.bbclass and  The difference
     between wic and those examples is that with wic the functionality
     of those scripts is implemented by a general-purpose partitioning
-    'language' based on Redhat kickstart syntax (with the underlying
-    code borrowed from Tizen mic, which in turn was borrowed from
-    Meego mic, in turn borrowed from Fedora livecd, etc.).
+    'language' based on Redhat kickstart syntax).
     The initial motivation and design considerations that lead to the
     current tool are described exhaustively in Yocto Bug #3847
-    Though the current wic tool only uses the kickstart syntax related
-    to partitioning and bootloaders and only for creating images,
-    because the code is based on the mic/pykickstart code, future
-    deployment efforts such as those partially described by Yocto Bug
-    #4106 (,
-    but also others including package selection (from e.g. binary
-    feeds) and deployment configuration of users/network/services,
-    etc, could be implemented under this framework, considering that
-    all of those are implemented in some form by the base system.
   Implementation and Examples
     wic can be used in two different modes, depending on how much