Yocto Settings - 2021.2 English

PetaLinux Tools Documentation: Reference Guide

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Yocto settings allows you to configure various Yocto features available in a project.

Figure 1. Yocto settings
Table 1. Yocto Settings
Parameter Description
TMPDIR Location This directory is used by BitBake to store logs and build artifacts
YOCTO_MACHINE_NAME Specifies the Yocto machine name for the project. By default PetaLinux uses generic machine names for each platform. For details, see Machine Support
YOCTO_BOARD_NAME Specifies the Yocto board name for the project. For details, see Board Name / Board Variant Support
Parallel thread execution To limit the number of threads of BitBake instances
Add pre-mirror url Adds mirror sites for downloading source code of components
Local sstate feeds settings To use local sstate cache at a specific location
Enable Network sstate feeds Enabled NW sstate feeds
Enable Buildtools extended  Use this option on a machine that does not meet the minimal gcc, Git, tar, and Python requirements
User layers Adds user layers into projects
BB_NO_NETWORK When enabled, internet access is disabled on the build machine
Figure 2. Yocto Settings