Contributing to the Yocto Project

Many open source projects, including the Yocto Project, use mailing lists. These lists are mainly used for discussions about the project and public review of patches sent up by the people contributing to the project.

Since the Yocto Project is an umbrella project for a large set of projects, one mailing list isn't enough. For example, there are separate lists for BitBake, OpenEmbedded-Core, and Yocto, where the Yocto includes different external layers, such as meta-raspberrypi and meta-qt5. When sending e-mail to a list used by more then one project, a prefix is required if the mail is intended for a specific subproject (the syntax for the prefix is [layername] subject). The following screenshot illustrates an ...

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