When the target image desired is very different from the supplied core images, it is recommended to define a new image rather than to customize an existing one.
This recipe will show how to customize an existing image by adding supported packages to it, but also to create a completely new image recipe if needed.
To discover whether a package we require is included in our configured layers, and what specific versions are supported, we can use
bitbake-layers from our build directory as we saw previously:
$ bitbake-layers show-recipes htophtop: meta-oe 1.0.3
Alternatively, we can also use BitBake as follows:
$ bitbake -s | grep htophtop :1.0.3-r0
Or we can use the
find Linux command in our
$ find /opt/yocto/fsl-community-bsp/sources -type f -name "htop*.bb"...