Also, I recommend a method of linking the checker script with the
documentation. And run unit tests to prove nothing has changed on distro X,
Y or Z. And I want a pony, with wings and a single horn.

On Thu, Aug 10, 2017 at 1:38 AM Tim Orling <> wrote:

> So where does it live? It ends up being: run shell script from
> "somewhere". I know what you mean about git and other requirements, but
> still it must be sourced from "somewhere". If you add a desire to be
> version controlled, it then logically lands in a git repo. Or subversion,
> bazaar or mercurial.
> Thinking outside the box, we could make it a python (humor me) module
> installed from pypi and document how to run it...
> I tend to use shell scripts as my first draft and then translate to
> python. This usually means a lot of "subprocess" calls and is by no means a
> silver bullet.
> Alternatively, it becomes a clickable link on a website. That means
> nodejs. Or perl. Or...
> On Wed, Aug 9, 2017 at 9:40 PM Behan Webster <>
> wrote:
>> > On Aug 9, 2017, at 7:22 AM, Leonardo Sandoval <
>>> wrote:
>> >
>> > in my opinion, this fits nicely into the oe-core, into the
>> > scripts/contrib folder.
>> Keeping it in script/contrib seems odd to me (horse before the cart). One
>> of the requirements for OE is git (or tar) to actually get OE in the first
>> place.
>> I see this as more something some one would run before cloning OE or
>> Poky. It’s a replacement for needing to read a long HOWTO on a webpage to
>> get started with OE or YP.
>> Behan
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