fixup! Convert flashrom to git

without the upcache there is no "offline" version (yet).

Change-Id: Iac3bf11fbd55cfa034ef8af04ef90fe57182ee2b
Signed-off-by: Stefan Tauner <>
Tested-by: build bot (Jenkins) <>
Reviewed-by: Nico Huber <>
diff --git a/Makefile b/Makefile
index 1893bb1..9184bb3 100644
--- a/Makefile
+++ b/Makefile
@@ -533,12 +533,6 @@
 VERSION ?= $(shell ./util/ --revision)
 MAN_DATE ?= $(shell ./util/ --date $(PROGRAM).8.tmpl 2>/dev/null)
-# VERSION equals "offline" if online access is required but the respective git
-# config variable is not set yet.
-ifeq ($(VERSION),offline)
-  $(error Aborting)
 # No spaces in release names unless set explicitly