The following links are in place to provide developers with a pre-compiled OpenEmbedded build environment tailored to their workstation's architecture. In order to use BitTorrent files, it is necessary to install a BitTorrent client.
The reason that these torrents are provided, is to decrease the amount of time it takes for system developers to have a fully functional build environment, allowing them to focus on more important tasks.
|NOTE: A pre-compiled OE environment is several gigabytes in size. For example, the compressed environment could be 3GB of data to download, but it might require another 16 GB to uncompress. It is suggested to have approximately 25GB of free disk space before continuing.|
Torrents for Linux users
Mac OS X Users
Torrents for Mac OS X users
Torrents for FreeBSD users
- Why does my environment rebuild gcc-cross, binutils-cross, libtool-native, ... ?
If every end-user had the same username and the same OE_HOME, then the cross-toolchain would be completely portable. However, that is generally not the case. The toolchain has compiled-in paths that contain system libraries and headers. If those paths change, then there is a very high probability that gremlins might attack you, your loved ones, and your town, possibly ruining Christmas for everyone.