[meta-freescale] ANN: New layout for FSL Community BSP and BSP layers

Otavio Salvador otavio.salvador at ossystems.com.br
Thu Oct 27 03:14:24 PDT 2016

Hello Max,

On Wed, Oct 26, 2016 at 8:12 PM, Max Krummenacher <max.oss.09 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi
> 2016-10-26 14:15 GMT+02:00 Otavio Salvador <otavio.salvador at ossystems.com.br>:
>> On Wed, Oct 26, 2016 at 9:22 AM, Fabio Estevam <festevam at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Wed, Oct 26, 2016 at 9:16 AM, Daiane Angolini <daiane.list at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> On Tue, Oct 25, 2016 at 12:52 PM, Otavio Salvador
>>>> <otavio.salvador at ossystems.com.br> wrote:
>>>>> Hello everyone,
>>>>> In 2015 an effort to unify the i.MX and QorIQ BSP layers has been
>>>>> started and today we are finally moving the FSL Community BSP to use
>>>>> the result of this work.
>>>> I think this is a good opportunity to rename the project as well.
>>>> Instead of using FSL Community BSP we could use FSL Community PDK.
>>> Speaking in renaming: why don't we use NXP instead of FSL?
> In OE/Yocto a distro layer is some thing special. So using distro in a
> layer name which is not a distro layer is sort of confusing.
> If there is another rename ahead, I would propose to also consider to
> not use '-distro' in meta-freescale-distro. I don't know what was the
> rationale to no longer user the '-demo', if one does not want to use
> demo one could use e.g.
> ...-sw or ...-user.

Because the layer is going to include the distros.

One huge problem we have now is that the community release and the NXP
release use different components for few core items (kernel, gstreamer
plugin, u-boot) and we are cooking the different set of distros so
users can easily reproduce the NXP release.

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