[OE-core] Hints on submitting to OE-Core

Daniel Dickinson cshored at cshore.thecshore.com
Sat Mar 18 17:17:04 UTC 2017

On Sat, 18 Mar 2017 01:42:06 -0700
akuster808 <akuster808 at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 03/17/2017 06:21 PM, Gary Thomas wrote:
> > On 2017-03-18 00:55, Daniel Dickinson wrote:  
> >> Hi all,
> >>
> >> I've got a pre-alpha 'distro' and some layers I think that could
> >> get to an interesting state.  The intent is to work them up to
> >> where they are suitable to be submitted as patches to oe-core
> >> rather than the current .bbappend and related files.
> >>
> >> There's rather a lot of reading (which is good in the sense that I
> >> like actually have documentation, although that's definitely an
> >> area I need to improve on for the layers I've got in the works),
> >> and I haven't nearly got through it all yet, but I was hoping for
> >> pointers on the most important bits to read for prepping patches
> >> submission.  
> >
> > Have you read this?
> > http://www.openembedded.org/wiki/How_to_submit_a_patch_to_OpenEmbedded  
> To be honest, OE-core does not even comply to the basic standard of a 
> README. It missing patch submission info like many other layers do
> nor does in include the Maintainer.

I guess I was so glad of the Yocto manuals that I didn't notice the
per-layer bits; that's kind of ironic, and a good place to create some
patches for practice, I think!



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