Re: bbappend usage

Robert P. J. Day

On Mon, 25 Oct 2021, Monsees, Steven C (US) via wrote:

If I am building an image “image-ABC”, and it is composed of a
number recipes, and for some of these recipes I may NOT want to
install their final components within my image…

Which is the best place to modify the build with bbappend ?

Would I modify a recipe’s do_install (do_install_append-recipe_xyz)
?, or would I modify the image recipe (do_install_append-image_ABC)
I am leaning this way to avoid cases where the component recipes
might have bbappends in place already ?
i would think start with defining a minimal image, then define other
images based on that one which add more recipes. this has nothing to
do with redefining the recipes, it just means defining more than one


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