[oe] understanding overlays
clarson at kergoth.com
Wed Jul 27 18:12:48 CEST 2011
On Wed, Jul 27, 2011 at 7:24 AM, Steffen Sledz <sledz at dresearch-fe.de> wrote:
> I'm not really familiar with the oe/bitbake overlay details. So please forgive me if this is a faq. ;-)
> Is the overlay package or file based?
> Or in other words is the following scenario possible?
> base layer:
> And than build foo-x.y.z with the foo.inc from the overlay.
That depends. If the .bb does 'require foo.inc', then no, it will use
the local one. If it does 'require recipes/foo/foo.inc', then yes, it
will use the overlay one, assuming the overlay is before the main
layer in your BBLAYERS.
clarson at kergoth dot com
Founder - BitBake, OpenEmbedded, OpenZaurus
Maintainer - Tslib
Senior Software Engineer, Mentor Graphics
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