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Embedded Linux Projects Using Yocto Project Cookbook by Alex González

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Working with build statistics

The build system can collect build information per task and image. The data may be used to identify areas of optimization of build times and bottlenecks, especially when new recipes are added to the system. This recipe will explain how the build statistics work.

How to do it...

To enable the collection of statistics, your project needs to inherit the buildstats class by adding it to USER_CLASSES in your conf/local.conf file. By default, the fsl-community-bsp build project is configured to enable them.

USER_CLASSES ?= "buildstats"

You can configure the location of these statistics with the BUILDSTATS_BASE variable, and by default it is set to the buildstats folder in the tmp directory under the build directory (tmp/buildstats ...

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