[OE-core] Bringing an image from OE to OE-Core
philip at balister.org
Wed Oct 5 22:03:13 CEST 2011
On 10/05/2011 03:35 PM, Khem Raj wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 5, 2011 at 7:14 AM, Philip Balister<philip at balister.org> wrote:
>> 1) I do not want rpm in the image. This would confuse my customer base.
>> 2) I am tired of dropbear, I want openssh only.
>> 3) I need the full versions of tools, not the busybox ones.
>> 4) I am not limited to gpv2 software.
>> Richard, it looks to me like we should add an item for the next Yocto
>> development cycle to review how images are built and try to make the base
>> stuff in oe-core more usable by everyone. We need to define what choices are
>> made by distros. For example opkg, rpm, no package management in image.
>> Images may want dropbear or openssh.
>> Short term, I think I'll copy the tasks/images into my bsp and get some
>> stuff together for testing. I'd like a better long term solution though.
> There always will be customizations needed. But we can strive for
> better basic blocks
Sure. The immediate things I noticed are rpm being installed and lack of
a way to chose between dropbear/openssh.
I think it is worth having a conversation to find out if when can make
it easier for users to create images, with a small number of knobs to turn.
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