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Linux: Embedded Development by Chris Simmonds, Alex González, Alexandru Vaduva

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Installing support for Freescale hardware

In this recipe, we will install the community Freescale BSP Yocto release that adds support for Freescale hardware to our Yocto installation.

Getting ready

With so many layers, manually cloning each of them and adding them to your project's conf/bblayers.conf file is cumbersome. The community is using the repo tool developed by Google for their community Android to ease the installation of Yocto.

To install repo in your host system, type in the following commands:

$ sudo curl http://commondatastorage.googleapis.com/git-repo- downloads/repo > /usr/local/sbin/repo
$ sudo chmod a+x /usr/local/sbin/repo

The repo tool is a Python utility that parses an XML file, called manifest, with a list of Git repositories. ...

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