[bitbake-devel] Overriding bitbake functions

Paul Eggleton paul.eggleton at linux.intel.com
Wed Jun 7 06:26:31 UTC 2017

On Tuesday, 6 June 2017 9:16:02 AM CEST vijaikumar k wrote:
> I need to override an append function in bitbake. Just wondering if
> there is a way to do it.
> do_configure()
> do_configure_append()
> do_configure_append_mymachine()
> I want to replace/override do_configure_append() with
> do_configure_append_mymachine(). Is this possible? I do not want to
> disturb do_configure and do_configure_append function. All the
> functions are in the same bb file.

_append operations stack up, they can't override eachother, so if MACHINE is 
"mymachine" then the final do_configure that gets executed will consist of 
do_configure, do_configure_append, and do_configure_append_mymachine. You 
should set the contents of those accordingly.



Paul Eggleton
Intel Open Source Technology Centre

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