why is poky described as not something you can use "out of the box"?


Robert P. J. Day
 

from the overview manual, section 2.5, "Reference Embedded
Distribution (Poky)", there is the note:

"While Poky is a "complete" distribution specification and is tested
and put through QA, you cannot use it as a product "out of the box" in
its current form."

sure, to be *generally* useful, you'd want to add vendor-specific
layers, but even poky can be used to build usable QEMU images and the
images for the YP reference boards, so maybe that claim is a bit of an
overstatement.

thoughts? or does it mean something different?

rday

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