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CMake very basic tutorial

Writing Makefiles is a complicated process. They are powerful tools and, as such, show quite high level of complexity. In order to make typical project development easier higher level tools have been raised. One of such tools is CMake. Think … Continue reading

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Buildroot basics

If you are an embedded software developer like me chances are you use embedded Linux for the purpose. It's Open Source, has great tools support and is a great software environment where (almost) everything could be automated through command line … Continue reading

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OpenEmbedded ccache integration

OpenEmbedded is a framework for building (linux based) distributions. It's something like "Gentoo for embedded systems". Ccache is a tool that allows to reuse building results thus gives big speed improvements for frequent rebuilds (>10x faster or more then full … Continue reading

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OpenEmbedded: missing package contents in a rootfs

Recently I've hit problem that some package was silently not installed in rootfs. The reason was visible only in debug mode: $ bitbake -D (…) Collected errors: * opkg_install_cmd: Cannot install package libnexus. * opkg_install_cmd: Cannot install package libnexus-dbg. * … Continue reading

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