Bitbake cheat sheet
This page is intended to make the live of new developers easier. Feel free to add all your usual bitbake commands to this page
Start a build
To get a package build just type
where foo is the name of the package without any extension or version number.
bitbake -c clean foo
This command will clean up your tmp dir for the given package. It is very useful if you work on a new .bb recipe. Without it your changes to the recipe may not work.
Working with tmp/work
A thing you usually do not want to miss is to be able to recompile your source code if you change a line in it.
bitbake -f -c compile foo
will only recompile your source nothing else after that do a
to get a new package
How to convert the hardware platform of OE from ARM into X86
I need to convert the hardware platform of OE from ARM into X86,but I don't know the correct step, I tried as follows:
Change the contents of file ~/stuff/build/conf/local.conf, the changes are: MACHINE = "i586-generic"; #TARGET_ARCH = "arm" TARGET_OS = "linux"
then, build ,but a error occured:
ERROR: Build of /home/build/stuff/openembedded/packages/xorg-lib/libx11_1.2.1.bb do_compile failed ERROR: Task 3164 (/home/build/stuff/openembedded/packages/xorg-lib/libx11_1.2.1.bb, do_compile) failed
Now,I don't know what to do, I tried to do some changes,but this error still exit,call for help!