[OE-core] adding a single package to an image -- what's the proper way?
Robert P. J. Day
rpjday at crashcourse.ca
Wed Mar 28 15:50:49 CEST 2012
On Wed, 28 Mar 2012, Koen Kooi wrote:
> Op 27 mrt. 2012, om 05:20 heeft Robert P. J. Day het volgende geschreven:
> > i'm currently poring over the OE docs (including the ones at the
> > yocto site), and i'm trying to figure out how to simply add a package
> > to an image through one's local.conf file.
> Why throught local.conf. Image recipes are really small and easy to
> understand. Just make a copy of the recipe you want to change and
> change that, no need to go poke at it from non obvious places. I
> really don't understand why people are so against creating their own
> image recipe since foo-image.bb is not really foo-image anymore if
> you add 'bar' to it thru e.g. local.conf.
actually, i have no problem with that, as long as the same
philosophy holds in the official OE/yocto docs. but if the docs
themselves explain how to do it through local.conf, then it should be
Robert P. J. Day Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA
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