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* Homepage with manual: http://bitbake.berlios.de/  
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* Manual: http://www.yoctoproject.org/docs/current/bitbake-user-manual/bitbake-user-manual.html
 
* Git repository: http://cgit.openembedded.org/cgit.cgi/bitbake/
 
* Git repository: http://cgit.openembedded.org/cgit.cgi/bitbake/
  

Latest revision as of 11:28, 1 August 2014

[edit] Introduction

BitBake is, at its simplest, a tool for executing tasks and managing metadata. As such, its similarities to GNU make and other build tools are readily apparent. It was inspired by Portage, the package management system used by the Gentoo Linux distribution.

BitBake is the basis of the OpenEmbedded project, which is being used to build and maintain a number of embedded Linux distributions.

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[edit] Version information

OE-Core needs a fairly up-to-date version of BitBake; at minimum the most recent stable version is recommended. A sanity check on the BitBake version is performed at startup; if it is too old you will need to update before continuing.

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