I'm new to using Yocto, and would like to avoid it's habit of rebuilding the cross compiler each time it runs a clean build. I have previously successfully built the SDK using 'bitbake meta-toolchain', and installed it to the default location /opt/poky/1.4.1.
I can now use this SDK to build apps external to yocto. What I want to do is have yocto always use my new pre-built toolchain, instead of recreating gcc each time I perform a build. I've researched the web, and have seen several people allude to how to solve this problem, but I haven't see an answer yet.
The poky handbook says
"Using the external toolchains is simply a case of untarring the tarball into the root of your system (it only creates files in
/usr/local/poky) and then enabling the option in
But it doesn't tell you how... . Anybody know how to do this?