Re: Yocto 1.1 Beta Questions

Osier-mixon, Jeffrey <jeffrey.osier-mixon@...>

Hi Brian - both bitbake and pseudo are part of the Yocto toolset. The standard bitbake from the package manager on your host is not the correct one. Make sure you have set your environment properly by sourcing the build-env script, and it should be set correctly.

As Jason says, set BBPATH in your project directory in conf/local.conf

How did you download the tools, tarball or git?  I find it easiest to do this:

Note that responses may be delayed on a US holiday weekend :)

On Sat, Sep 3, 2011 at 1:48 PM, Jason Kridner <jkridner@...> wrote:
On Sat, Sep 3, 2011 at 2:43 PM, Brian Duffy <brduffy@...> wrote:
> Hi Yocto group. I am new to Yocto. I followed the starters guide and When
> running bitbake I get some errors. first it complains that pseudo is not
> available but required, and then it complains that bbpath is not set. What
> is pseudo?

Google should have helped you with this question:

I believe the primary purpose is to be able to create files with root
ownership without root access.  This is critical for building your
file system.

> I have sudo installed and setup to work for me, but I don't know
> what pseudo is. Also, bitbake was not installed on my fresh install of
> Fedora 15 so I installed it through the package manager.

I doubt you want to do that, but I don't see anything in the
instructions provided to tell you where to get it either.

> I guess that was
> not included in the packages from the getting started guide. Where do I set
> the bbpath?

Did you edit conf/local.conf?

> I followed the getting started guide and replaced the
> appropriate commands with the ones from Davids blog post for the latest
> release.
> thnx
> Brian
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> Duff
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Jeff Osier-Mixon
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