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

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Analyzing your system for compliance

The Yocto build system makes it easy to provide auditing information to our legal advisers. This recipe will explain how.

How to do it...

Under tmp/deploy/licenses, we find a directory list of packages (including their corresponding licenses) and an image folder with a package and license manifest.

For the example image provided before, core-image-small, we have the following:

tmp/deploy/licenses/core-image-small-wandboard-quad-<timestamp>/package.manifest
base-files
base-passwd
busybox
busybox-syslog
busybox-udhcpc
initscripts
initscripts-functions
libc6
run-postinsts
sysvinit
sysvinit-inittab
sysvinit-pidof
update-alternatives-opkg
update-rc.d

And the corresponding tmp/deploy/licenses/core-image-small-wandboard-quad-<timestamp>/license.manifest ...

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