Commit 263eb770 authored by Paul Barker's avatar Paul Barker

README: Import from oryx-build repository and update

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Oryx Linux
Welcome to Oryx Linux!
This is the new top-level repository for Oryx Linux.
This is the root directory of the Oryx Linux source tree. It is composed of
sub-repositories from both Oryx Linux itself and The Yocto Project.
1) Follow the Yocto Project Quick Start guide (available from
to ensure that your system is capable of building images using The Yocto
2) Prepare the environment for an Oryx Linux build as follows:
source build/conf/setenv
3) Build a minimal image for a supported platform such as a Raspberry Pi 3 as
./scripts/ -M raspberrypi3
4) Run bitbake commands directly if needed, for example to build just the Linux
kernel for a Raspberry Pi device, as follows:
MACHINE=raspberrypi3 bitbake linux-raspberrypi
Full documentation is available in the following locations:
* HTML (read online):
* HTML (download):
* PDF:
Oryx Linux is developed and maintained by Togán Labs.
For support requests, bug reports or other feedback please open an issue in the
Oryx issue tracker ( or contact us at
To submit patches, please see the README file in the appropriate sub-repository.
Each of the following directories found in the top-level of the Oryx Linux
source tree is a separate git repository. Consult the README files in each of
these directories for further information.
* bitbake: OpenEmbedded build tool.
* openembedded-core: Common OpenEmbedded metadata layer.
* meta-openembedded: Additional OpenEmbedded metadata layers.
* meta-virtualization: OpenEmbedded layer for virtualization components
including runc.
* meta-raspberrypi: Raspberry Pi hardware support.
* meta-oryx: Oryx Linux distribution metadata.
* build: Build scripts and configuration.
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