[OE-core] [Openembedded-architecture] LAYERSERIES

Scott Rifenbark srifenbark at gmail.com
Fri Apr 6 22:44:05 UTC 2018

Thanks Richard....



On Fri, Apr 6, 2018 at 3:25 PM, Richard Purdie <
richard.purdie at linuxfoundation.org> wrote:

> On Fri, 2018-04-06 at 11:16 -0700, Scott Rifenbark wrote:
> > We have this variable appearing in a couple manuals BTW.  If anyone
> > has any feedback on what is being said here I can update.
> Some small suggested tweaks:
> "Using the LAYERSERIES_COMPAT variable makes it clear when a given
> layer is unmaintained and untested with new releases of OE-Core. "
> ->
> "Using the LAYERSERIES_COMPAT variable allows the layer maintainer to
> indicate which combinations of the layer and OE-Core may be expected to
> work. It gives the system a way to detect when a layer has not been
> tested with new releases of OE-Core, for example if it had become
> unmaintained."
> "The OpenEmbedded build system, however, does not produce an error if
> the variable is not set."
> ->
> "The OpenEmbedded build system will warn if the variable is not set for
> any given layer"
> Cheers,
> Richard
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