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Yocto for Raspberry Pi by Petter Mabäcker, Pierre-Jean Texier

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The core components

The core components (other available tools are optional) of the Yocto Project are:

  • BitBake
  • OpenEmbedded-Core
  • Poky
  • The BSP layer (meta-raspberry, meta-fsl-arm, meta-ti, meta-intel, meta-sunxi, and so on)

The following diagram shows all the layers that we will discover through this book. We will study all the tools through various examples, allowing better comprehension.

The core components

What is Poky?

Poky is the reference Yocto Project distribution. It contains some of basic components (called the build system) of OpenEmbedded and a set of metadata for creating embedded distributions for a number of targets. It is platform independent and performs ...

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