Re: dev manual section on "customizing images" needs serious adjustment

Robert P. J. Day

On Fri, 24 Aug 2012, Scott Garman wrote:

On 08/23/2012 01:13 AM, Tomas Frydrych wrote:

On 22/08/12 21:37, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
One way to get additional software into an image is to create a
custom image.
The manual should make it clear that this is *the* canonical way to add
software to your images. Modifications to local.conf are temporary
tweaks for testing/debugging (i.e., you should never feel the need to
commit your local.conf to some project version control system).

+1. If you add additional packages to core-image-minimal in your local.conf,
you're no longer really building core-image-minimal.
sure. but if you similarly explicitly set IMAGE_INSTALL before
inheriting core-image, you're not really "inheriting" core-image
either. :-)



Robert P. J. Day Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA


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