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authorScott Rifenbark <scott.m.rifenbark@intel.com>2012-04-26 14:01:25 (GMT)
committerRichard Purdie <richard.purdie@linuxfoundation.org>2012-05-01 20:00:29 (GMT)
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documentation/dev-manual/dev-manual-model.xml: BSP Layer step updated
Several things out-of-date for step five of the BSP Creation overview. (From yocto-docs rev: ec06bd4f7bb1764e4a37328a51923d7b707d19e6) Signed-off-by: Scott Rifenbark <scott.m.rifenbark@intel.com> Signed-off-by: Richard Purdie <richard.purdie@linuxfoundation.org>
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125 website and click on “BSP Downloads.”</para></listitem> 125 website and click on “BSP Downloads.”</para></listitem>
126 <listitem><para><emphasis>Create your own BSP layer</emphasis>: Layers are ideal for 126 <listitem><para><emphasis>Create your own BSP layer</emphasis>: Layers are ideal for
127 isolating and storing work for a given piece of hardware. 127 isolating and storing work for a given piece of hardware.
128 A layer is really just a location or area in which you place the recipes for your BSP. 128 A layer is really just a location or area in which you place the recipes for your BSP.
129 In fact, a BSP is, in itself, a special type of layer. 129 In fact, a BSP is, in itself, a special type of layer.
130 </para>
131 <para>
130 Another example that illustrates a layer is an application. 132 Another example that illustrates a layer is an application.
131 Suppose you are creating an application that has library or other dependencies in 133 Suppose you are creating an application that has library or other dependencies in
132 order for it to compile and run. 134 order for it to compile and run.
@@ -134,16 +136,22 @@
134 are kept. 136 are kept.
135 The key point for a layer is that it is an isolated area that contains 137 The key point for a layer is that it is an isolated area that contains
136 all the relevant information for the project that the Yocto Project build 138 all the relevant information for the project that the Yocto Project build
137 system knows about.</para> 139 system knows about.
140 For more information on layers, see the
141 "<link linkend='understanding-and-creating-layers'>Understanding and Creating Layers</link>"
142 section.
143 For more information on BSP layers, see the
144 "<ulink url='&YOCTO_DOCS_BSP_URL;#bsp-layers'>BSP Layers</ulink>" section in the
145 Yocto Project Board Support Package (BSP) Developer's Guide.</para>
138 <note>The Yocto Project supports four BSPs that are part of the 146 <note>The Yocto Project supports four BSPs that are part of the
139 Yocto Project release: <filename>atom-pc</filename>, <filename>beagleboard</filename>, 147 Yocto Project release: <filename>atom-pc</filename>, <filename>beagleboard</filename>,
140 <filename>mpc8315e</filename>, and <filename>routerstationpro</filename>. 148 <filename>mpc8315e</filename>, and <filename>routerstationpro</filename>.
141 The recipes and configurations for these four BSPs are located and dispersed 149 The recipes and configurations for these four BSPs are located and dispersed
142 within the local Yocto Project files. 150 within the <link linkend='yocto-project-files'>Yocto Project Files</link>.
143 Consequently, they are not totally isolated in the spirit of layers unless you think
144 of <filename>meta-yocto</filename> as a layer itself.
145 On the other hand, BSP layers for Crown Bay, Emenlow, Jasper Forest, 151 On the other hand, BSP layers for Crown Bay, Emenlow, Jasper Forest,
146 N450, and Sugar Bay are isolated.</note> 152 N450, Cedar Trail, Fish River, Fish River Island II, Romley, sys940x, tlk,
153 and Sugar Bay exist in their own separate layers within the larger
154 <filename>meta-intel</filename> layer.</note>
147 <para>When you set up a layer for a new BSP, you should follow a standard layout. 155 <para>When you set up a layer for a new BSP, you should follow a standard layout.
148 This layout is described in the section 156 This layout is described in the section
149 "<ulink url='&YOCTO_DOCS_BSP_URL;#bsp-filelayout'>Example Filesystem Layout</ulink>" 157 "<ulink url='&YOCTO_DOCS_BSP_URL;#bsp-filelayout'>Example Filesystem Layout</ulink>"