Recipe for setting up OpenEmbedded environment on wiki

michael at michael at
Thu Feb 8 19:40:27 CET 2007

On Thu, 8 Feb 2007, Rodolphe Ortalo wrote:

> Hello,
> btw, concerning your interrogations in section 4 of the Wiki. It seems
> to me that, in fact, bitbake first generates the entire cross-compiling
> environment (the cross compiler, native tools, etc.) before starting to
> cross compile. Furthermore, before cross-compiling nano itself, bitbake
> also needs to cross-compile some of the libraries needed for nano (at
> least libc, curses, etc.). This is why it took so long for a small app.
> For a full image (like bitbake gpe-image), bitbake also generates a
> linux kernel (for the ARM), applications, and packages them.

Yes; I just read up on bitbake. I will document this in the recipe.


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