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difference between Yocto Community BSP and Freescale BSP Release

Question asked by HAIZHOU LI on May 13, 2014
Latest reply on Jun 9, 2014 by Lauren Post

Hi all

 

I am new to freescale imx6. Currently we are switching from OMAP to IMX6.

 

Based on the information on

Freescale/fsl-community-bsp-platform · GitHub

 

If I follow

repo init -u https://github.com/Freescale/fsl-community-bsp-platform -b daisy

repo sync

I should be able to build a daisy image.

 

 

However:

based on meta-fsl-bsp-release quick start guide:

 

Quick Start Guide

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First install the i.MX Freescale BSP repo

$: repo init -u git://git.freescale.com/imx/fsl-arm-yocto-bsp.git -b imx-3.10.17-1.0.0_ga

Download the Yocto Freescale Layers

$: repo sync

Run i.MX Yocto Project Setup

$: MACHINE=< machine name> source fsl-setup-release.sh -b <build directory> -e <backend fb, dfb, wayland, x11>

This will copy the machine configuration files, then run the Yocto Project community setup

and update local.conf and bblayer.conf in build directory with the meta-fsl-bsp-release layer.

 

After this step, you will have everything to build an image.

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I can see that imx-3.10.17-1.0.0_ga is based on dora.  imx-3.10.17-1.0.0_ga was published one day before Daisy.

 

Here i have several questions:


Did  imx-3.10.17-1.0.0_ga was pushed to Daisy stream?

Is daisy a superset of  imx-3.10.17-1.0.0_ga?

Why two different methods to build images? Since I am new, I do not know the history.

Which one should I use?


Thanks a lot


Haizhou

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