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UEFI Validation

The Linux UEFI Validation Project was announced recently: Bringing together multiple separate upstream test suites into a cohesive and ...

Reproducible builds and GPL compliance

LWN has a good article on GPL compliance (if you're not a subscriber you'll have to wait) that has an interesting quote: Developers, and ...

Remote X11 on OS X

I thought I'd blog this just in case someone else is having problems using XQuartz on OS X as a server to remote X11 applications (i.e. ...

Solving buildhistory slowness

The buildhistory class in oe-core is incredibly useful for analysing the changes in packages and images over time, but when doing ...

Using netconsole in the Yocto Project

Debugging problems which mean init goes crazy is tricky, especially so on modern Intel hardware that doesn't have anything resembling a ...

Mutually Exclusive PulseAudio streams

The question of mutually exclusive streams in PulseAudio came to mind earlier, and thanks to Arun and Jens in #gupnp I discovered the ...

Yocto Project Build Times

Last month our friends at Codethink were guests on FLOSS Weekly, talking about Baserock. Baserock is a new embedded build system with ...

Devil's Pie 0.23

This may come as a shock to some, but I've just tagged Devil's Pie 0.23 (tarball here). tl;dr: don't use this, but if you insist it now ...

Stop oe-core complaining about development distros

As anyone who runs oe-core Poky on a development distribution, you'll get a warning when you start bitbake because the distribution is ...

Debugging parallelism problems in Make

As I'm now working on the Yocto Project, I've a new i7 build machine which builds all of the distro with -j8 for speed (and builds up to ...


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