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Embedded Linux Projects Using Yocto Project Cookbook by Alex González

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Chapter 1. The Build System

In this chapter, we will cover the following recipes:

  • Setting up the host system
  • Installing Poky
  • Creating a build directory
  • Building your first image
  • Explaining the Freescale Yocto ecosystem
  • Installing support for Freescale hardware
  • Building Wandboard images
  • Troubleshooting your Wandboard's first boot
  • Configuring network booting for a development setup
  • Sharing downloads
  • Sharing the shared state cache
  • Setting up a package feed
  • Using build history
  • Working with build statistics
  • Debugging the build system

Introduction

The Yocto project (http://www.yoctoproject.org/) is an embedded Linux distribution builder that makes use of several other open source projects.

The Yocto project provides a reference build system for embedded Linux, called ...

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