[oe] [RFC] splitting the metadata into multiple bblayers
clarson at kergoth.com
Thu Oct 21 16:23:12 CEST 2010
On Thu, Oct 21, 2010 at 3:31 AM, Frans Meulenbroeks <
fransmeulenbroeks at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Please discuss splitting the metadata here and not in the conf/machine
> > thread :)
> > Have a look at http://git.pokylinux.org/cgit/cgit.cgi/poky/tree/meta/ to
> > see how RP has done it.
> > regards,
> > Koen
> Looks good to me.
> We might need some other and additional categories (e.g. recipes-opie).
> I can also imagine images and tasks becoming a separate group.
> What would be nice is if there is a mechanism or description what
> subtrees require what, so it becomes easier to set up a BBPATH that
> e.g. leaves out the qt recipes if you are not interested in those.
> Guess ideally the relations between the subtrees should be a directed
> graph (without cycles). Not fully sure if this is feasible though.
The only thing I dislike about doing this is that it's not entirely clear
glancing at the tree which of those subtrees have a given recipe you're
looking for, but that's a fairly minor thing given the benefits.
clarson at kergoth dot com
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Maintainer - Tslib
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