It is mainly used by people developing the ltib tool itself when testing on different host distributions. If you install check-out in another directory or another user installs , it will be much quicker the next time. This is used to select an alternate set of userspace packages, this is saved and used on later runs of ltib e. I have broken down this screen with an explanation of each item:. Here are some checks you can do:.

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This allows them to get all the networking activity out the way before they build. You must have write permissions there. There may adv files left in rootfs if you have NFS mounted this directory on your target e.

In my copy I note the following line: This encapsulates the current LTIB project into an iso image that will not require network access. The files from your merge directory will now have been placed into the corresponding directories under rootfs. Sign up using Email and Password. For instance, a minimum addd filesytem, a full system for auto-test etc.

This option forces either all packages, or the specified package to be re-installed. How do I make changes to a package and capture them By default, rpm will unpack, configure, build, install and remove all sources in one step. Note that after running this mode ltib will allow you to run in non-package mode, even with the sources for this package unpacked.


In our example, we do the following: If checked, a default entry is shown for the inittab startup line. When specifying a package -pthe package will be force re-built, even if it is up-to-date.

The first time you install ltib on a machine, it will take quite a long time to build and install the host side packages mostly rpm-fs.

[Ltib] add new package

Once you’re happy with all your changes, upload the patch to the GPP here. This can be very useful when first dad a package when you are trying to make changes so that it can cross compile. The strategy in ltib is to always use the C library components that come from the toolchain.

This example is taken for the mpccds platform, I have broken down each section of the screen and given an explanation: Most boot loaders load the kernel over a network connection using tftp protocol. Provides a release mode, this encapsulates an LTIB project into an iso images that will not require network access.

This is used to ltb an alternate set of userspace packages, this is saved and used on later runs of ltib e.

Edit and fixup the ad to reflect your package. If you are unsure of what these settings do, please consult with your network administrator. If you have configured ltib already, you can get a more accurate exact listing by running: Additionally, some iso images contain more formal BSP documentation, you should also consult this, if available.


If you want to build from make menuconfig, that you probably should change the makefiles. Pass in the –preconfig option.


Supports profiles this allows just the userspace package set to be re-configured. This is in build order.

The main purpose of this mode is to support auto-building –force -f This option forces either all packages, or the specified package to be lhib. How can I add a completely new package to the root filesystem The following work-flow examples show the process of importing new packages to the root filesystem. If a package requires another package, it will auto-select it auto-dependency resolution.

This is done using rpm’s –scbuild option.

Why don’t you build cross toolchains in LTIB Every package that goes into the root filesystem depends on the cross toolchain. Normally, ltib only ltbi binary rpms. This is a developer function.