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From: "Quentin Schulz" <>
To: "Robert P. J. Day" <>
Cc: YP docs mailing list <>
Subject: Re: [docs] Description of BBPATH in BB user manual seems ... wrong
Date: Mon, 15 Mar 2021 14:10:42 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20210315131042.lgjgjzdjtp2ofdey@qschulz> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

Hi Robert,

On Mon, Mar 15, 2021 at 09:05:53AM -0400, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
>   Section 3.4.1 of BB manual:
> "BitBake uses the BBPATH variable to locate needed include and class
> files. Additionally, BitBake searches the current directory for
> include and require directives.
> ... snip ..
> "In order for include and class files to be found by BitBake, they
> need to be located in a “classes” subdirectory that can be found in
>   first, is BBPATH not used for finding conf files as well? and the

Yes it is.

> wording of that second paragraph suggests that include files need to
> be in a classes subdirectory to be found, which i'm pretty sure isn't
> true.

I think what was meant by "include" files are conf files.... which
(probably) technically are include files to Yocto PoV.

Not entirely sure but I think Yocto includes all appropriate conf files
to create the "base" "environment" of all recipes.

basically, stuff on top of bitbake.conf and what is the environment
being reset to between tasks/recipes.

Those are guesses though.


  reply	other threads:[~2021-03-15 13:10 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-03-15 13:05 Description of BBPATH in BB user manual seems ... wrong Robert P. J. Day
2021-03-15 13:10 ` Quentin Schulz [this message]
2021-03-15 20:19   ` [docs] " Robert P. J. Day
2021-03-16  9:01     ` Quentin Schulz
2021-03-16  9:58       ` Robert P. J. Day
2021-03-17  9:19   ` Robert P. J. Day

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