[oe] Gumstix machine support

Richard Purdie rpurdie at rpsys.net
Tue Jun 12 11:25:23 UTC 2007

On Tue, 2007-06-12 at 12:46 +0300, Stelios Koroneos wrote:
> > >          There's also a problem when building images in that the
> > > "mkimage" command doesn't get installed, so I've been putting it
> > > elsewhere and adding it to my PATH.
> >
> > I think U-boot build installs mkimage into the staging directory, so
> > this issue should go away when you get your U-boot builds working.
> >
> Yes it does install mkimage
> Magicbox and dht-walnut kernels process the kernel image with mkimage in
> order to output a u-boot "readable" image
> I've be thinking of turning this into a class as there are more and more
> machines in OE that use u-boot and could benefit of something like that and
> people would not have to re-invent the wheel every time

The neatest way to do this is to add:

DEPENDS = "some u-boot native"

to the kernel concerned.



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