Re: [yocto] how to use SECTION in .bb file

2012-10-12 Thread Tomas Frydrych
On 12/10/12 08:41, Liu wrote: Dear all, I want to add some packages to poky,then I faced a question : In a recipe there is SECTION variable,it is explaned where package should be put .But I do not understand what it really means. It's for packages managers to allow them to group common

[yocto] why was meta-dlna submodule history stripped out?

2012-10-19 Thread Tomas Frydrych
Looking over meta-dlna in Yocto git I see it's little more than a fork of meta-guacamayo from guacamayo-project.org -- could someone please explain to me why the git history was stripped out from this 'combo' layer? (I am delighted Intel is finding Guacamayo useful, but the obliteration of the

Re: [yocto] why was meta-dlna submodule history stripped out?

2012-10-22 Thread Tomas Frydrych
Hi Saul On 19/10/12 19:01, Saul Wold wrote: My apologies, I updated the MAINTAINER and README files. Thanks. (I am delighted Intel is finding Guacamayo useful, but the obliteration of the history makes it look as if the credit for this official Yocto layer goes to Intel; I am sure that was

Re: [yocto] why was meta-dlna submodule history stripped out?

2012-10-22 Thread Tomas Frydrych
On 20/10/12 13:16, Paul Eggleton wrote: On Friday 19 October 2012 11:01:09 Saul Wold wrote: Long term however I'd rather see the additional unique recipes in meta- guacamayo itself go into more official OE community layers. Ah, so there is an official community and an unoffical one, this

Re: [yocto] AUTOREV problems

2012-10-22 Thread Tomas Frydrych
Hi, On 22/10/12 12:56, Seth Bollinger wrote: 1. What is the expected operation of bitbake builds for recipes using autorev? It should just work (and FWIW, it's working here). 2. How can I get my autorev recipes to rebuild when their repositories change? 3. If this is working for

Re: [yocto] [PATCH resend][opkg-utils] opkg.py/opkg-build: fix creation of tar archives

2012-11-10 Thread Tomas Frydrych
On 24/10/12 12:14, Richard Purdie wrote: On Wed, 2012-10-24 at 12:53 +0200, Steffen Sledz wrote: Since openSUSE 12.2 the installed tar uses posix instead of gnu encoding by default. This format is not fully supported by opkg and results in ipk packages not installable at the target.

Re: [yocto] Problem compiling diffutils on poky-tiny in danny

2012-11-14 Thread Tomas Frydrych
Hi Tim, On 14/11/12 01:11, Tim Bird wrote: ./wctype.h:448:1: error: static declaration of 'iswalnum' follows non-static declaration ./wctype.h:460:1: error: static declaration of 'iswalpha' follows non-static declaration ... Has anyone seen this type of error before, or can provide some

Re: [yocto] Use of BBPATH in a layer.conf file.

2012-12-03 Thread Tomas Frydrych
On 02/12/12 22:51, Scott Garman wrote: Robert Day has brought up an inconsistency in the way we append to BBPATH within a couple of our layer.conf files. In meta-hob, meta-yocto-bsp, and meta-intel, we do: BBPATH := ${BBPATH}:${LAYERDIR} but in meta-yocto, we do: BBPATH :=

Re: [yocto] Set hostname on image?

2012-12-21 Thread Tomas Frydrych
On 21/12/12 15:04, Jonas Jonsson L wrote: The installed (/etc/hostname) file is created installed in the base-files recipe, but I don't understand how to set/use the hostname-variable in that recipe so that it becomes what I want it to be (unless I start editing that recipe ). Is

Re: [yocto] [meta-raspberrypi][PATCH 2/2] Add RPROVIDES for OpenGL libraries

2013-02-05 Thread Tomas Frydrych
On 30/01/13 21:51, Philipp Wagner wrote: https://github.com/djwillis/meta-raspberrypi/issues/55 PROVIDES = virtual/libgl virtual/libgles2 virtual/egl +RPROVIDES = virtual/libgl virtual/libgles2 virtual/egl As I noted in the above issue, this really is wrong; there is *no* libgl provided by

Re: [yocto] Matchbox keyboard

2013-02-05 Thread Tomas Frydrych
On 05/02/13 18:47, Gary Thomas wrote: Sorry if this isn't the best place to ask... I have a GUI application running on Poky/Yocto with Sato using only a touch screen. My application window takes up the whole display which is *very* small (320x240). If I try and accept text input, I can

Re: [yocto] Matchbox keyboard

2013-02-05 Thread Tomas Frydrych
On 05/02/13 19:19, Gary Thomas wrote: On 2013-02-05 12:00, Tomas Frydrych wrote: On 05/02/13 18:47, Gary Thomas wrote: Sorry if this isn't the best place to ask... I have a GUI application running on Poky/Yocto with Sato using only a touch screen. My application window takes up the whole

Re: [yocto] [meta-raspberrypi][PATCH 0/2] Binary graphics library fixes

2013-02-08 Thread Tomas Frydrych
Hi Andrei, On 07/02/13 14:26, Andrei Gherzan wrote: We are moving to userland repo. So we will build our libraries I tried to use the userland repo about a week ago and had to revert back to using the binary firmware; the userland tree seem to miss some bcm headers, so it was impossible to

Re: [yocto] pulseaudio madness

2013-02-08 Thread Tomas Frydrych
On 06/02/13 22:43, Gary Thomas wrote: You might want to have a look at Guacamayo's use of PA, that uses it and will automatically switch output when new speakers are plugged in too.https://github.com/Guacamayo Thanks, that helped. I've built Guacamayo for my RaspberryPi and can see how

Re: [yocto] [meta-raspberrypi][PATCH 0/2] Binary graphics library fixes

2013-02-08 Thread Tomas Frydrych
On 08/02/13 13:03, Andrei Gherzan wrote: On Fri, Feb 8, 2013 at 12:17 PM, Tomas Frydrych tf+lists.yo...@r-finger.com mailto:tf+lists.yo...@r-finger.com wrote: Hi Andrei, On 07/02/13 14:26, Andrei Gherzan wrote: We are moving to userland repo. So we will build our

Re: [yocto] Creating tailored image without standard rootfs files

2013-03-21 Thread Tomas Frydrych
On 21/03/13 15:09, Peter Bergin wrote: for my Yocto build I want to create two separate images as output because in my system I have two separate partitions. One partition containing the root file system and one partition containing configuration and application data. What I want is to create

Re: [yocto] No keyboard in X

2013-03-21 Thread Tomas Frydrych
On 21/03/13 20:11, Chris Tapp wrote: I've got a system (Danny, meta-intel-cedartrail) with a custom /etc/mini_x/session file which is used to run an application at startup. This all works to the extent that the application starts and runs, but the keyboard doesn't work - 'Esc' should cause

Re: [yocto] any point in a single machine recipe using a machine-specific file?

2013-04-19 Thread Tomas Frydrych
On 19/04/13 15:02, Burton, Ross wrote: On 19 April 2013 14:49, Robert P. J. Day rpj...@crashcourse.ca wrote: but in the case of the rpi, is there any value in putting the files under a machine-named subdirectory? of course it won't hurt, but is there any point to it? You could argue the

Re: [yocto] any point in a single machine recipe using a machine-specific file?

2013-04-19 Thread Tomas Frydrych
On 19/04/13 15:15, Robert P. J. Day wrote: i'd wonder, if you're building for a different machine, why are you including the meta-rpi layer? Because at a distro-level you often want to target different architectures. best answer i'd be able to give is that it's not essential but it won't

Re: [yocto] any point in a single machine recipe using a machine-specific file?

2013-04-19 Thread Tomas Frydrych
On 19/04/13 15:34, Robert P. J. Day wrote: On Fri, 19 Apr 2013, Tomas Frydrych wrote: On 19/04/13 15:15, Robert P. J. Day wrote: i'd wonder, if you're building for a different machine, why are you including the meta-rpi layer? Because at a distro-level you often want to target different

Re: [yocto] Trouble patching a package

2013-04-22 Thread Tomas Frydrych
On 22/04/13 13:56, Saridakis, Dean (US SSA) wrote: Seems like this ought to be pretty easy based on the docs - Not sure what I've got wrong. I've added an append to my layer w/ FILESEXTRAPATHS_prepend := ${THISDIR}/${PN}: SRC_URI += 0001-yada-yada.patch # Comment out while debugging

Re: [yocto] recipe gsl-1.15

2013-05-09 Thread Tomas Frydrych
On 09/05/13 16:48, Edward Vidal wrote: file://NEWS;beginline=362;endline=363;md5=325d4344063147ef38e3ac2cbf1cc157 You should be hashing the actual license file, not the NEWS file. Also, the above is only hashing one line of the file, while your md5 sum is for the whole file. Tomas

Re: [yocto] [meta-raspberrypi] Thoughts on Raspberry Pi firmware

2013-05-15 Thread Tomas Frydrych
On 14/05/13 13:09, Paul Barker wrote: Secondly, is there any use case for building vc-graphics or vc-graphics-hardfp to provide virtual/egl and virtual/libgles2 (which rely on binary files from the raspberry pi firmware repo) instead of compiling from source using the userland package? It

Re: [yocto] Commercial usage of Yocto

2013-06-04 Thread Tomas Frydrych
Hi, On 04/06/13 05:35, Kumita Bruce wrote: I have one question, can Yocto be used for commercial purpose? If the answer is yes, what should I do before using it for commercial purpose? Yocto is used in scores of a great variety of commercial products out there, which is facilitated by the

Re: [yocto] Error including meta-oracle-java in custom image

2013-06-04 Thread Tomas Frydrych
Hi, On 04/06/13 08:41, Marcelo Valle wrote: 1. Fetcher failure for URL: 'http://download.oracle.com/otn-pub/java/jdk/7u2-b13/jre-7u2-linux-x64.tar.gz'. Checksum mismatch! ... To fix it i've update oracle-jse-jre-x86-64_1.7.0.bb http://oracle-jse-jre-x86-64_1.7.0.bb with these checksum.

Re: [yocto] run commands after installation

2013-06-26 Thread Tomas Frydrych
On 26/06/13 15:32, Katu Txakur wrote: I want to create a user after adding the snmp recipe. The command to do that is: net-snmp-config --create-snmpv3-user -a my_password myuser What's the best way to do it? I have tried from do_install_append and also from ROOTFS_POSTPROCESS_COMMAND but

[yocto] Not booting on BeagleBoard xM 0x2

2012-04-04 Thread Tomas Frydrych
Hi, I am trying to get Yocto image built from yesterday's master (Linux-3.0.23-yocto-standard) to boot on the NAND-less version of BeagleBoard xM, but the kernel panics with: - console log start Waiting for root device /dev/mmcblk0p2... mmc0: new SDHC card at

Re: [yocto] Not booting on BeagleBoard xM 0x2

2012-04-04 Thread Tomas Frydrych
On 04/04/12 15:10, Gary Thomas wrote: On 2012-04-04 06:50, Bruce Ashfield wrote: On 12-04-04 08:04 AM, Andrea Galbusera wrote: Hi Tomas, On Wed, Apr 4, 2012 at 12:14 PM, Tomas Frydrych tf+lists.yo...@r-finger.com wrote: Hi, I am trying to get Yocto image built from yesterday's master

Re: [yocto] using and auditing kernel config fragments

2012-04-06 Thread Tomas Frydrych
On 06/04/12 14:40, Autif Khan wrote: I forgot to mention - Under Networking Support - Wireless, you need to enable cfg80211 AND msc80211 (Generic IEEE 802.11 Netowrking Stack) Then the Ralink driver support shows up under Wireless LAN Thanks, that's the bit I was missing. :) Tomas

[yocto] managing layer priorities

2012-04-08 Thread Tomas Frydrych
Hi, Is there a way to change the priority that a layer assigns itself in its layer.conf? E.g., I want to add meta-oe alongside of meta-yocto, but I want it to have a lower priority than the latter. Currently meta-yocto gives itself 5 and meta-oe 6, I'd like to change this without having to modify

Re: [yocto] managing layer priorities

2012-04-09 Thread Tomas Frydrych
On 08/04/12 23:28, Tomas Frydrych wrote: Is there a way to change the priority that a layer assigns itself in its layer.conf? E.g., I want to add meta-oe alongside of meta-yocto, but I want it to have a lower priority than the latter. Currently meta-yocto gives itself 5 and meta-oe 6, I'd like

[yocto] Raspberry Pi [was Re: Kernel modules fail to compile for ARM]

2012-05-15 Thread Tomas Frydrych
On 14/05/12 19:52, Chris Tapp wrote: I'm trying to put a BSP together for an ARM system (Raspberry Pi, ARM1176JZF-S CPU). I got the feeling that there might be multiple OE/RPI efforts going on at the same time unaware of each other, e.g., I noticed this meta-raspberrypi layer on github that

Re: [yocto] Raspberry Pi [was Re: Kernel modules fail to compile for ARM]

2012-05-15 Thread Tomas Frydrych
Hi Bruce, On 15/05/12 16:44, Bruce Ashfield wrote: On 12-05-15 05:15 AM, Tomas Frydrych wrote: On 14/05/12 19:52, Chris Tapp wrote: I'm trying to put a BSP together for an ARM system (Raspberry Pi, ARM1176JZF-S CPU). I got the feeling that there might be multiple OE/RPI efforts going

Re: [yocto] Raspberry Pi [was Re: Kernel modules fail to compile for ARM]

2012-05-16 Thread Tomas Frydrych
Hi Bruce, On 15/05/12 19:07, Bruce Ashfield wrote: On 12-05-15 01:36 PM, Tomas Frydrych wrote: Let me turn this question back at you then: is Yocto going to be doing thorough QA for all of these HW platforms? Decent QA is what really sets Yocto apart, and what makes it my first port of call

Re: [yocto] [poky] RaspberryPi Layer

2012-05-21 Thread Tomas Frydrych
So, I have run into three issues with the meta-raspberrypi layer when trying use it with Poky: * the libav bbappend; this can be BBMASKED on distro level, so that's not a significant problem, * rpi-zram-service: a simple but rather hackish fix is to provide rpi-zram-service-initd package that

Re: [yocto] Per-machine DEPENDS

2012-05-23 Thread Tomas Frydrych
On 23/05/12 08:55, Chris Tapp wrote: Do overrides work with any variable? The RPi layer is using BBMASK to filter out some recipes when building against Yocto. This has to be manually added to local.conf. It does not have to be local.conf; if you are adding meta-raspberrypi, you have to set

Re: [yocto] Hob implementation: vanilla or branded?

2012-05-31 Thread Tomas Frydrych
Hi, On 31/05/12 17:55, Barros Pena, Belen wrote: I would like to know what the Yocto Project community thinks about these 2 approaches. Vanilla please, 'branded' applications are so 1990s. I think very few users care whether an application looks different on a different OS then their own, but

Re: [yocto] RaspberryPi Kernel - sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn't

2012-06-11 Thread Tomas Frydrych
Hi, On 10/06/12 12:30, Chris Tapp wrote: I've been building the 3.1.9 Raspberry Pi kernel under Denzil using the meta layer at https://github.com/djwillis/meta-raspberrypi. This uses a kernel recipe based on the git repository at https://github.com/raspberrypi/linux/commits/rpi-patches.

Re: [yocto] RaspberryPi Kernel - sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn't

2012-06-12 Thread Tomas Frydrych
On 11/06/12 17:29, Paul Eggleton wrote: On Monday 11 June 2012 06:53:32 Khem Raj wrote: On 6/11/2012 12:29 AM, Tomas Frydrych wrote: I find that -c clean does not work very well, afterward the package gets recompiled but instead of the actual package packages being rebuilt, an earlier version

Re: [yocto] Not booting on BeagleBoard xM 0x2

2012-06-13 Thread Tomas Frydrych
On 13/06/12 03:34, Bruce Ashfield wrote: On Tue, Jun 12, 2012 at 7:38 PM, Ryan Julian ryanjul...@berkeley.edu wrote: Hi Bruce, The build I'm using already includes Denys' patch. I was referring to Tomas' original problem, in which the MMC card successfully initialized, but the kernel still

Re: [yocto] RFC: poky-tiny: init procedure

2012-06-14 Thread Tomas Frydrych
Hi Darren, On 14/06/12 01:33, Darren Hart wrote: o Do not include the standard Busybox init ... o Do not provide inittab functionality I am not entirely clear what you are hoping to gain by creating a home grown init solution? A system that runs nothing but a shell is really not useful for

Re: [yocto] Help needed understanding do_rootfs error

2012-06-15 Thread Tomas Frydrych
Hi, On 14/06/12 22:42, Chris Tapp wrote: On 14 Jun 2012, at 21:44, Chris Tapp wrote: The log for do_rootfs is showing: snip error: Failed dependencies: libGL.so.1 is needed by libglut3-7.11-r13.2.armv6 libGL.so.1 is needed by column-wallboard-1.0-r1.armv6 libGL.so.1 is needed by

Re: [yocto] RFC: poky-tiny: init procedure

2012-06-15 Thread Tomas Frydrych
On 15/06/12 20:49, Tim Bird wrote: On 06/14/2012 11:31 PM, Tomas Frydrych wrote: IMHO, the whole notion of starting with a big system and subtracting what you don't want in order to create a minimal system is the wrong approach. At no point in this discussion was such an approach advocated

Re: [yocto] RFC: poky-tiny: init procedure

2012-06-16 Thread Tomas Frydrych
Hi Darren, On 16/06/12 00:15, Darren Hart wrote: I dont think Tim's comment was wrong there. Of course big system is subjective, to me that's anything over 4 MB of storage and 8MB of RAM, for Tim, that's 1 MB of RAM. Indeed, I was thinking of something like the OpenRisc board

Re: [yocto] Help needed understanding do_rootfs error

2012-06-16 Thread Tomas Frydrych
Hi Chris, On 15/06/12 21:09, Chris Tapp wrote: On 15 Jun 2012, at 07:01, Tomas Frydrych wrote: Incidentally, the GLES libs are not currently packaged by meta-raspberrypi, I submitted a pull request for this yesterday. Thanks, that will be nice. I want to look at GLES for other things. May

Re: [yocto] how do I prevent a specific package from being built/installed (e.g., bash)?

2012-06-16 Thread Tomas Frydrych
Hi, On 16/06/12 17:24, Anders Roxell wrote: See subject. Is there some config-file for package-masks (like portage's /etc/portage/package.mask)? Packages are getting installed because something depends on them, so if you want an image that has different contents than one of the default

Re: [yocto] developing with devshell and effect of the bitbake.conf file

2012-06-20 Thread Tomas Frydrych
Hi Scott, On 19/06/12 19:13, Rifenbark, Scott M wrote: Hi, I want to throw this out for discussion. I recently was looking at a section in the YP Reference manual (http://www.yoctoproject.org/docs/current/poky-ref-manual/poky-ref-manual.html#platdev-appdev-devshell) where it talks about

Re: [yocto] is it IMAGE_INSTALL += or IMAGE_INSTALL_append =?

2012-06-20 Thread Tomas Frydrych
Hi, On 19/06/12 19:47, Chris Tapp wrote: Is there a section that explains the order in which all these things happen? i.e. items in local.conf happen before/after... IIRC, the evaluation orders is: 1. variables on the command line (e.g., 'MACHINE=beagleboard bitbake myimage') are evaluated

Re: [yocto] rantthe current yocto FAQ is pretty much valueless/rant

2012-06-26 Thread Tomas Frydrych
On 26/06/12 10:09, Robert P. J. Day wrote: A bad Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) sheet is one that is composed not of the questions people actually ask, but of the questions the FAQ's author wishes people would ask. Perhaps you've seen the type before: Nice quote, but unfortunately based on

Re: [yocto] rantthe current yocto FAQ is pretty much valueless/rant

2012-06-26 Thread Tomas Frydrych
On 26/06/12 17:06, Paul Eggleton wrote: On Tuesday 26 June 2012 08:46:45 Darren Hart wrote: On 06/26/2012 03:09 AM, Paul Eggleton wrote: I suggested to Scott R previously that it might be worth having a project FAQ (i.e., what is this project about, what is it intended to be used for etc.)

Re: [yocto] rantthe current yocto FAQ is pretty much valueless/rant

2012-06-26 Thread Tomas Frydrych
On 26/06/12 17:53, Robert P. J. Day wrote: and if you want major industry players to take yocto seriously, the last thing you want to do is answer their heartfelt pleas for assistance with, i'm sorry, that's technically not a yocto question, you should try another mailing list. That's never

Re: [yocto] rantthe current yocto FAQ is pretty much valueless/rant

2012-06-27 Thread Tomas Frydrych
Hi Tim, On 26/06/12 19:52, Tim Bird wrote: On 06/26/2012 10:18 AM, Tomas Frydrych wrote: For example, after reading various FAQs I still have no idea what kind of thing Poky is. I know that bitbake is a build tool. I know that OE is a package meta-information project. Yocto Project

Re: [yocto] rantthe current yocto FAQ is pretty much valueless/rant

2012-06-27 Thread Tomas Frydrych
Hi, On 26/06/12 18:59, Brian Duffy wrote: No, an FAQ should not get you the expertise to create a commercial grade product. Reading the documentation should though. You don't want users to have to study source code. If you were paying for the tools, then that would be a reasonable

Re: [yocto] LAMP layer

2012-06-27 Thread Tomas Frydrych
On 27/06/12 16:22, Jack Mitchell wrote: Lighttpd (already in core) nginx Hiawatha (my personal favourite - I have a recipe I already use in conjunction with PHP) I'd add Cherokee to the list; there is a recipe in meta-oe. Tomas ___ yocto mailing

Re: [yocto] rantthe current yocto FAQ is pretty much valueless/rant

2012-06-27 Thread Tomas Frydrych
Hi Koen, On 27/06/12 15:59, Koen Kooi wrote: Yocto is NOT a distro. Is that so? :-), meta-yocto distro.conf: DISTRO = poky DISTRO_NAME = Yocto (Built by Poky 7.0) DISTRO_VERSION = 1.2 I am well aware that textual meaning is pretty much constructed by the reader, and that authorial intent is

Re: [yocto] rantthe current yocto FAQ is pretty much valueless/rant

2012-06-28 Thread Tomas Frydrych
Hi Koen, On 27/06/12 22:58, Koen Kooi wrote: I have no problem with poky-the-distro, I have a problem with poky-the-buildsystem. I warned mallum about this confusion years ago, but you know how stubborn he can be :) The Yocto naming confusion is entirely of Yocto making, nothing at all to do

Re: [yocto] what's the preferred way of creating images for a classic beagle rev C4?

2012-07-10 Thread Tomas Frydrych
Hi, On 08/07/12 19:21, Robert P. J. Day wrote: is it adequate to use the canonical beagleboard support in yocto, or should i take advantage of the developments in the meta-ti layer? this is for a training course so i don't need production-level reliability so much as i want access to as

Re: [yocto] dev manual section on customizing images needs serious adjustment

2012-08-23 Thread Tomas Frydrych
Hi, On 22/08/12 21:37, Robert P. J. Day wrote: One way to get additional software into an image is to create a custom image. The manual should make it clear that this is *the* canonical way to add software to your images. Modifications to local.conf are temporary tweaks for testing/debugging

Re: [yocto] meta-raspberry pi libav bbappend

2012-08-31 Thread Tomas Frydrych
On 31/08/12 09:44, Jack Mitchell wrote: My BBMASK is: BBMASK = meta-raspberrypi/recipes-multimedia/libav|meta-raspberrypi/recipes-core/systemd I think it matches against full paths, so try: .*/meta-raspberrypi/recipes-multimedia/libav|.*/meta-raspberrypi/recipes-core/systemd Tomas

Re: [yocto] meta-raspberry pi libav bbappend

2012-08-31 Thread Tomas Frydrych
On 31/08/12 10:10, Jack Mitchell wrote: Thanks for the suggestion but unfortunately no dice. It was working about a week ago with this BBMASK...The only big change I can see is that omxplayer now depends in libav, but I have tried just masking the whole recipes-multimedia path with the same

[yocto] yocto beagleboard.conf -- should it not go away?

2012-09-03 Thread Tomas Frydrych
Hi, I am wondering why yocto includes a beagleboard.conf when it is unable to support much of the board's features, and there is a dedicated layer for TI stuff that defines the beagleboard machine properly. I actually have a fairly practical gripe here: it is currently not possible to include

Re: [yocto] yocto beagleboard.conf -- should it not go away?

2012-09-03 Thread Tomas Frydrych
Hi, On 03/09/12 21:15, Bruce Ashfield wrote: On Mon, Sep 3, 2012 at 4:06 PM, Tomas Frydrych So we fix the configuration of the layers .. I expect this is not actually that trivial. I think the only way to do this is properly is for the layer priorities to be respected by all files

Re: [yocto] Building a Custom Raspberry Pi Image using OpenEmbedded and Yocto

2012-09-03 Thread Tomas Frydrych
Hi Jack, On 03/09/12 18:52, Jack Mitchell wrote: As some of you know I run a small Raspberry Pi community site[1] and I would like to write a follow up to an earlier blog post about preparing yourself for programming on the Raspberry Pi with the Yocto Project. I don't know if of any use to

Re: [yocto] yocto beagleboard.conf -- should it not go away?

2012-09-04 Thread Tomas Frydrych
Hi Bruce, On 03/09/12 22:08, Bruce Ashfield wrote: That being said, taking a step back, what are you trying to get out of meta-yocto in this scenario ? a) I am targeting multiple chips, including TI Omap and Intel Atom. meta-yocto is a prerequisite for the various machines in meta-intel, so I

Re: [yocto] yocto beagleboard.conf -- should it not go away?

2012-09-05 Thread Tomas Frydrych
On 04/09/12 21:25, William Mills wrote: I suspect the current issue is just growing pains for a case that has not been tested. The simplest fix would be for meta-ti to preppend itself to the path the same way meta-yocto does, i.e., in the layer.conf BBPATH := ${LAYERDIR}:${BBPATH} In fact,

Re: [yocto] yocto beagleboard.conf -- should it not go away?

2012-09-05 Thread Tomas Frydrych
On 05/09/12 15:45, William Mills wrote: Its accepted that most layers will append to BBPATH. I do think its acceptable for a distro policy layer to prepend though and this is why meta-yocto does this. I don't remember the exact reason right now but the principle stands. So how should we

Re: [yocto] core-image-minimal linux kernel version

2012-09-05 Thread Tomas Frydrych
On 05/09/12 20:03, James Macon wrote: I found it but this is only partially the answer. I found PREFERRED_PROVIDER_virtual/kernel ?= linux-yocto in qemu.inc but there is no recipe for linux-yocto. There are recipes for linux-yocto_3.* , linux-yocto-tiny, and linux-yocto-rt_3*. Somewhere

Re: [yocto] raspberrypi image questions

2012-09-05 Thread Tomas Frydrych
On 05/09/12 22:56, Jack Mitchell wrote: On 05/09/2012 22:46, Paul Eggleton wrote: On Wednesday 05 September 2012 12:16:44 Gary Thomas wrote: I just built Yocto/Poky for the raspberrypi, following the recent thread on this list. I noticed that the resulting SD image is ~4GB, but most of that

Re: [yocto] yocto beagleboard.conf -- should it not go away?

2012-09-05 Thread Tomas Frydrych
On 05/09/12 22:46, Richard Purdie wrote: On Tue, 2012-09-04 at 09:58 +0100, Tomas Frydrych wrote: Hi Bruce, On 03/09/12 22:08, Bruce Ashfield wrote: That being said, taking a step back, what are you trying to get out of meta-yocto in this scenario ? a) I am targeting multiple chips

Re: [yocto] opengl / libgl / libgles

2012-09-06 Thread Tomas Frydrych
On 06/09/12 11:00, Andrei Gherzan wrote: Hello, In DISTRO_FEATURES we have opengl. That is pretty vague and generally we don't want to have mesa on machines where there is no libgl but only gles + egl. For example if we want to compile something that adds a DEPENDS based on DISTRO_FEATURE

Re: [yocto] How do you release distros produced with Yocto? How should I?

2012-10-02 Thread Tomas Frydrych
Hi, On 02/10/12 17:43, Jerrod Peach wrote: I'm also starting to think there might be a better way to handle this with Yocto's concept of distros (perhaps have a distro for printer X, and a different one for printer Y, each pointing at versions of code that are good for the respective

Re: [yocto] How do you release distros produced with Yocto? How should I?

2012-10-03 Thread Tomas Frydrych
Hi, On 02/10/12 19:45, Jerrod Peach wrote: I don't think that's actually what we want. The architecture of each machine will be the same. That is, one ASIC will generally be on all the printers in a family of products. I think I actually have one machine + multiple distros. Or, should I

Re: [yocto] The BitBake equivalent of Hello, World!

2012-10-05 Thread Tomas Frydrych
Tasks must be Python functions. No, they can be shell functions too. Probably worth adding that if you are doing an _append() on a task function, you have to match the original function type. E.g., if you want to append a shell snippet to a python task function, you need to do

Re: [yocto] Making recipes depend on specific layers

2012-10-05 Thread Tomas Frydrych
Hi, On 05/10/12 14:58, Philip Balister wrote: I run into problems (typically with BSP layers) where I want the layer to build only against oe-core, but I also would like to have recipes that depend on other layers. Typically, a complex image that uses packages built from other layers. Not

Re: [yocto] [meta-raspberrypi] Userland and vc-graphics

2013-07-08 Thread Tomas Frydrych
On 06/07/13 12:22, Paul Barker wrote: So if there recipes are fulfilling the exact same purpose, I think we should strip out vc-graphics completely and always build from source. I've never seen a use case for the pre-compiled vc-graphics recipes within OpenEmbedded/Yocto. Does anyone else

Re: [yocto] Changing syslinux configuration

2013-07-08 Thread Tomas Frydrych
On 06/07/13 02:23, Paul D. DeRocco wrote: Does anyone know what recipe actually sets LABELS? The relevant image classes do. Tomas -- http://sleepfive.com ___ yocto mailing list yocto@yoctoproject.org https://lists.yoctoproject.org/listinfo/yocto

Re: [yocto] Network booting

2013-08-01 Thread Tomas Frydrych
On 31/07/13 21:30, Chris Tapp wrote: Is there an easy way to have a system boot and load the rootfs from a network server? I'm using an x86 system and can have the kernel and an initrd on it. I would use bootp, but a lot of end users either don't have this or will not allow it to be used. I

Re: [yocto] Network booting

2013-08-02 Thread Tomas Frydrych
On 01/08/13 19:53, Chris Tapp wrote: I think it is ;-) I think I'll still need to use ipxe as I need to be able to boot without DHCP support as well. Depends on the bios, if your machine's bios supports PXE, then you do not need ipxe, just a tftp server set up on the LAN that serves PXELinux.

Re: [yocto] Network booting

2013-08-02 Thread Tomas Frydrych
On 02/08/13 08:35, Chris Tapp wrote: Depends on the bios, if your machine's bios supports PXE, then you do not need ipxe, just a tftp server set up on the LAN that serves PXELinux. My case is a bit more complicated as I also can't have non-secure (t)ftp! Are you saying that PXE can work

Re: [yocto] Sending mail from embedded device

2013-08-06 Thread Tomas Frydrych
On 06/08/13 18:27, Gary Thomas wrote: On 2013-08-06 10:01, Mark Hatle wrote: On 8/6/13 10:00 AM, Jack Mitchell wrote: On 06/08/13 15:50, Mark Hatle wrote: On 8/6/13 9:41 AM, Jack Mitchell wrote: On 06/08/13 15:31, Gary Thomas wrote: My embedded device needs to send out email. I've looked

Re: [yocto] How to customize a file coming from another recipe?

2013-09-12 Thread Tomas Frydrych
Hi, On 11/09/13 20:24, Brad Litterell wrote: This installs a default configuration file for the service which I now want to customize. What is the recommended way to overwrite or customize files in another package? Is the best course to create a recipe bbappend for the lighttpd_1.4.31.bb