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

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Chapter 3. Mastering Baking with Hob and Toaster

In this chapter, we will explore two powerful tools included in the Yocto Project. In the first part of the chapter, we will speak about Hob, which is a graphical interface for BitBake. In the second part, we will work with Toaster, a web interface that enables you to follow the advanced parts of the build with a simple browser (such as Firefox).

Hob

In order to explore Hob, we will, through this section, sweep through the different essential steps for its proper functioning.

Preparing the environment for Hob

As in Chapter 2 , Building our First Poky Image for the Raspberry Pi, the first step is to initialize the environment. Recall this command:

$ source oe-init-build-env rpi-build

Once the command ...

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