OpenEmbedded: General Considerations

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First of all we want to explain why we are not using the LTIB (Linux Target Image Builder) in favor of OpenEmbedded. The obvious reasons are:

  • Flexibility: OpenEmbedded is a generic framework for building embedded system solutions, so it can easily be adopted to new demands.
  • Popularity: OpenEmbedded seems to be the most promising framework for developing embedded solutions out there.
  • Size: Because of its higher popularity there are more packages included ready for being built.

We are quite confident that OpenEmbedded together with the GIT revision control system can ease our work in the future.

More information on GIT can be found at:

For OpenEmbedded we suggest the

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