Before building your first Yocto image, we need to create a
build directory for it.
The build process, on a host system as outlined before, can take up to one hour and need around 20 GB of hard drive space for a console-only image. A graphical image, like
core-image-sato, can take up to 4 hours for the build process and occupy around 50 GB of space.
The first thing we need to do is create a
build directory for our project, where the build output will be generated. Sometimes, the
build directory may be referred to as the project directory, but
build directory is the appropriate Yocto term.
There is no right way to structure the
build directories when you have multiple projects, but a good practice is to have ...