Re: IMAGE_INSTALL_append workflow

Robert P. J. Day

On Tue, 27 Nov 2012, Trevor Woerner wrote:

On Tue, Nov 27, 2012 at 12:24 PM, Robert P. J. Day
<rpjday@...> wrote:
and ran the fetchall again. this time, no strace source was fetched,
so it looks like an issue with simple fetching.
Thank you for your testing and observations.

But I'd like to point out that in my tests, all the relevant files
have already been fetched. My DL_DIR already contains everything to
do with bash, trace-cmd, and various others that I have been
testing. The errors I am getting are not fetching-related errors,
but are errors because do_rootfs can't find any packages (since
packages relating to the recently-appended recipes have not been

Somewhere in the guts of bitbake a modified IMAGE_INSTALL_append
variable is not being noticed; packages aren't being created (as
I've noticed) and sources aren't being downloaded (as you have just
noticed). But somehow do_rootfs is noticing the change and
complaining it can't find the necessary packages.
ah, quite so ... but it's still useful to note that the problem
extends even to the act of fetching. weird.



Robert P. J. Day Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA


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