Configure yocto to download from local mirror to save bandwidth

If you once have downloaded and compiled yocto build, it generates local tar files of all the source codes, using which we can configure yocto to make sure our next build, if we start at any other location, downloads all the files from local server instead of always going to internet to download, thus saving … Read more

Optimising yocto / bitbake build performance / time using ASSUME_PROVIDED

If you are compiling core-sato-image yocto root filesystem, then you might have observed that it compile lot of development environment ( ubuntu ) specific packages which are required to compile the filesystem. So, if you are compiling the filesystem again and again during the development, it may take lot of time to compile those native … Read more

Adding New Machine in Yocto bitbake meta layers

Adding a new machine to the Yocto Project is a straightforward process. This section describes how to add machines that are similar to those that the Yocto Project already supports. Note : Although well within the capabilities of the Yocto Project, adding a totally new architecture might require changes to gcc/glibc and to the site … Read more