Chapter 6. Components of the Yocto Project

In this chapter, you will be given a short introduction to a number of components from the ecosystem of the Yocto Project. This chapter is meant to introduce all of them so that in subsequent chapters they can be presented more elaborately. It also tries to direct readers toward extra readings. For each presented tool, feature, or interesting fact, links are offered to help interested readers search for their own answers to the questions in this book and those that this chapter does not cover.

This chapter is full of guidance and relevant examples for an embedded development process that involves specific Yocto Project tools. The selection of the tools was done in a purely subjective manner. Only the tools ...

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