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Embedded Linux Projects Using Yocto Project Cookbook by Alex González

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Setting up a package feed

An embedded system project seldom has the need to introduce changes to the Yocto build system. Most of the time and effort is spent in application development, followed by a lesser amount in maybe kernel and bootloader development.

As such, a whole system rebuild is probably done very few times. A new project is usually built from a prebuilt shared state cache, and application development work only needs to be done to perform full or incremental builds of a handful of packages.

Once the packages are built, they need to be installed on the target system for testing. Emulated machines are fine for application development, but most hardware-related work needs to be done on embedded hardware.

Getting ready

An option is to manually ...

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