[Bitbake-dev] Using bitbake for non-OE project?
rpurdie at rpsys.net
Thu Jul 1 16:51:48 CEST 2010
On Thu, 2010-06-24 at 14:48 +0100, Torne Wuff wrote:
> I have a project that I think could benefit from something like bitbake
> to replace the nightmare of makefile gibberish currently used to build
> it. The build system currently has to build a crosscompiler toolchain,
> build some host-side programs, crosscompile some libraries, crosscompile
> programs that use those libraries, build those programs into various
> archives/filesystems, and then turn them into a ROM image. This seems
> awfully reminiscent of my experience using OE, and I'm wondering how
> feasible it would be to use bitbake for it :)
> Is it reasonably possible to set up a project that uses bitbake without
> the OE files? How do you get to the point where it can build something?
This is something totally reasonable to use bitbake for. It would be a
question of setting up conf and class files defining tasks that do what
you need them to do.
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