[yocto] [OE-core] Information about non-traditional uses of the Yocto Project and OpenEmbedded
dimtass at gmail.com
Tue Mar 26 02:06:44 PDT 2019
Hi Gus, very interesting stuff you have there.
Thanks for the heads up.
On Mon, Mar 25, 2019 at 4:10 PM Angus Lees <guslees at gmail.com> wrote:
> Oh I lie, some of my Android-SDK stuff survives:
> Here's a relevant scummvm forum post to put it in historical context:
> ... And my announce to the android-ndk list, that promptly resulted in the
> Android powers-that-be shutting it down with prejudice. I believe the
> quote was "this threatens the future of Android" ;)
> - Gus
> On Thu, 21 Mar 2019 at 15:36, Angus Lees <guslees at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I use yocto to build an immutable disk image for several architectures of
>> Kubernetes servers (currently armv7, aarch64, x86-64). It's basically a
>> CoreOS Container Linux clone, except smaller and more portable. I like
>> yocto/OE's powerful cross-compilation, minimalism, read-only rootfs, A/B
>> image upgrades (I'm using rauc), etc.
>> Previously I've used yocto/openembedded to build:
>> - minimal x86-64 docker images, and pre-built package repository (
>> https://github.com/anguslees/boxfactory - no longer maintained now that
>> alpine is a thing).
>> - an early Android C/C++ sdk development environment (ie: nativesdk) -
>> before the official "Android NDK" became useful. I added support for
>> `repo` tool, bionic, etc - I was even doing canadian-cross to build the SDK
>> on Linux/glibc, to run on win32/mingw, and compile for armv7/bionic :P
>> Unfortunately this got killed by politics and never saw the light of day,
>> but it was used to build the early releases of the "ScummVM" Android app
>> (possibly the first native app on the Android marketplace).
>> Indeed, I don't think I've ever used it for an actual embedded platform :P
>> - Gus
>> On Thu, 28 Feb 2019 at 07:01, Philip Balister <philip at balister.org>
>>> During the last OpenEmbedded developer meeting, it became clear that
>>> people are using the Yocto project/OpenEmbedded in spaces outside what
>>> we think of as traditional embedded. Lieu Ta is working on a
>>> presentation for the Linux Foundation Leadership Summit and we would
>>> like to collect as many "unusual" applications are possible from
>>> companies we can publicly acknowledge. Unusual is edge, containers,
>>> desktop, etc. Or even really interesting embedded applications :)
>>> Please drop me an email (off list is fine) with enough info for us to
>>> add you to a slide and acknowledge your work.
>>> Openembedded-core mailing list
>>> Openembedded-core at lists.openembedded.org
>> - Gus
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