[oe] Creating Rootfs images without packages
ulf_samuelsson at telia.com
Thu Oct 13 02:37:11 CEST 2011
On 2011-10-12 14:22, mgundes wrote:
> I think one of the big issue with OE is build time. It does everything
> for you, so that it takes too much times. I want to minimize build time and
> realized that OE creates ipkgs for almost every package. If there is a way
> to prevent creation of ipkgs it would be really good for me. In my opinion,
> it would be fine for other people too since usually rootfs directory is
> enough and ipkgs are not frequently used directly by developers.
> I have asked in freenode oe room but friends said there no way to do that
> in OE system. If there is no way to do that in current OE, do you plan to
> add as a feature?
Question: What do youj mean by long build time.
Building everything takes 1.5-2 hours.
Doing an incremental build is much less.
When I started, my laptop would take 42 hours to complete the build
(Calculated, I gave up way before), but then I got a decent machine.
If you consider 1.5 hours for the first build long, then you still have
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