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From: "Burton, Ross" <ross.burton@intel.com>
To: "Woronicz, Bartosz ( NSN - PL/Wroclaw)" <bartosz.woronicz@nokia.com>
Cc: "yocto@yoctoproject.org" <yocto@yoctoproject.org>
Subject: Re: Where should I append Yocto bitbake task to create work folder symlink ?
Date: Wed, 3 Feb 2016 10:28:26 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAJTo0LayhHP7wbcbLf7TOu8e=6-ERg90VdJu_Av9EfmBBFEmAg@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <56B1D2D1.5010508@nokia.com>

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On 3 February 2016 at 10:13, Woronicz, Bartosz ( NSN - PL/Wroclaw) <
bartosz.woronicz@nokia.com> wrote:

> Let's say I have my package at
>
>     host-64/tmp/work/x86_64-poky-linux/mypackage/1.2.3-r4/
>
> I would like to have symlink created
>
>     host-64/tmp/work/x86_64-poky-linux/mypackage/latest -> 1.2.3-r4/
>
> each time the new version is fetched and unpacked. How can I achieve that
> ? Which class, task should I append, extend ?
>

One way would be to create a new task that comes after unpack and creates
the symlink.

You may be interested in the rm_old_work class that can remove old work
trees so there's only ever one work tree, and I believe due to how master
does sysroot cleanup there's only ever one version in work/ now.

Ross

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  reply	other threads:[~2016-02-03 10:28 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 14+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2016-02-03 10:13 Woronicz, Bartosz ( NSN - PL/Wroclaw)
2016-02-03 10:28 ` Burton, Ross [this message]
2016-02-03 14:16   ` Woronicz, Bartosz ( NSN - PL/Wroclaw)
2016-02-03 15:40     ` Burton, Ross
2016-02-04 11:03       ` Woronicz, Bartosz ( NSN - PL/Wroclaw)
2016-02-03 11:05 ` Maciek Borzecki
2016-02-04 11:07   ` Woronicz, Bartosz ( NSN - PL/Wroclaw)
2016-02-08 13:20     ` Woronicz, Bartosz ( NSN - PL/Wroclaw)
2016-02-08 13:44       ` Maciek Borzecki
2016-02-09  8:37         ` Woronicz, Bartosz ( NSN - PL/Wroclaw)
2016-02-09  9:10           ` Burton, Ross
2016-02-09 13:51             ` Woronicz, Bartosz ( NSN - PL/Wroclaw)
2016-02-09 13:56               ` Burton, Ross
2016-02-10 14:00                 ` Woronicz, Bartosz ( NSN - PL/Wroclaw)

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