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Embedded Linux Systems with the Yocto Project™ by Rudolf J. Streif

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2. The Yocto Project

Yocto is the prefix of the smallest fraction for units of measurements specified by the International System of Units (abbreviated SI from French Le Système International d’Unités). It gives the name to the Yocto Project, a comprehensive suite of tools, templates, and resources to build custom Linux distributions for embedded devices. To say that the name is an understatement is an understatement in itself.

In this chapter we start in medias res with setting up the OpenEmbedded build system, provided by the Yocto Project in the Poky reference distribution, ...

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