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Embedded Linux Development Using Yocto Project - Third Edition

By : Otavio Salvador, Daiane Angolini
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Embedded Linux Development Using Yocto Project - Third Edition

By: Otavio Salvador, Daiane Angolini

Overview of this book

The Yocto Project is the industry standard for developing dependable embedded Linux projects. It stands out from other frameworks by offering time-efficient development with enhanced reliability and robustness. With Embedded Linux Development Using Yocto Project, you’ll acquire an understanding of Yocto Project tools, helping you perform different Linux-based tasks. You’ll gain a deep understanding of Poky and BitBake, explore practical use cases for building a Linux subsystem project, employ Yocto Project tools available for embedded Linux, and uncover the secrets of SDK, recipe tool, and others. This new edition is aligned with the latest long-term support release of the aforementioned technologies and introduces two new chapters, covering optimal emulation in QEMU for faster product development and best practices. By the end of this book, you’ll be well-equipped to generate and run an image for real hardware boards. You’ll gain hands-on experience in building efficient Linux systems using the Yocto Project.
Table of Contents (20 chapters)


As this ebook edition doesn't have fixed pagination, the page numbers below are hyperlinked for reference only, based on the printed edition of this book.


+= operator 72

=+ operator 72

:= operator

used, for immediate variable expansion 72

??= operator

used, for assigning default value 71, 72

?= operator

used, for assigning value 71

.= operator 73

=. operator 73

:append operator 73, 74

.bbappend files 69

.bbclass files 69

.bb files 69

.conf files 69

.inc file 75

:prepend operator 73, 74

:remove operator

used, for removing list item 74


application debugging

versus metadata debugging 91

Autotools-based application

extra configuration, adding 124, 125


base package recipe

creating, with devtool 115, 116

BeagleBone Black

features 143

image, baking 143, 144

image, booting 144

reference link 143

BitBake 39

execution flow 50

logging functions...