Re: [Suit] How are firmware and firmware versions expressed in manifest?

Michael Richardson <mcr@sandelman.ca> Fri, 05 June 2020 21:37 UTC

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Subject: Re: [Suit] How are firmware and firmware versions expressed in manifest?
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Hannes Tschofenig <Hannes.Tschofenig@arm.com> wrote:
    > FWIW I thought that COSWID would provide information about the software
    > libraries on a device.

No, AFAIK, it just identifies the materials. (i.e. "libcurl 1.0.2")

Assembling them into a BOM requires another process:
  "curl 1.0.2" contains "libcurl 1.0.2", "curl-main",
                        "libssl 1.1.1f", "glibc 2.19", "pcre 1.0.2"

I could mis-understand though.

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