The term "legacy staging" refers to recipes or classes which have a
do_stage function for populating the sysroot directories that we use for building, rather than having a
do_install that works, along with post install functions to mangle the contents as needed.
In OpenEmbedded-Classic, legacy staging was deprecated but still supported; but with OE-Core, BitBake will error out during parse if it finds a
do_stage function defined in any recipe, so when migrating a recipe you will need to translate this if present.
Steps for moving script code in the
do_stage function to the
- Move the lines in
do_install, deleting anything that is already handled in the existing