[oe] QA Goals for OpenEmbedded
philip at balister.org
Wed Jan 6 23:57:53 CET 2010
On 01/06/2010 05:09 PM, Rolf Leggewie wrote:
> Holger Hans Peter Freyther wrote:
>> *) Does bitbake world work? If not it would be cool if someone could take
>> a look?
> I was hoping for bitbake world to work as a QA tool. But my efforts on
> the world target didn't really receive a warm welcome. By now world is
> so utterly broken that bitbake won't even ever start to execute any
> tasks (I killed bitbake after two days when it still did nothing the
> last time I tried).
Can someone explain what bitbake world does?
I would be happier working toward a set of images building for a set of
> Unfortunately, currently there is no consensus in OE that
> "MACHINE=$machine bitbake $bb" shouldn't arbitrarily fail somewhere.
> Right now, OE does not have the tools in place to specify that for
> example $bb1 does not compile for $machineA (some people are very
> allergic to COMPATIBLE_MACHINE for no particular reason). Bitbake can't
> do versioned depends and so we can't say that $bb2-$version does not
> compile with gcc less than 3.4.x, for example. Those are just two
> examples. XorA "solved" this in a hackish way with angsstrom.bbclass.
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