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authorPatrick Venture <>2018-10-09 14:27:11 -0700
committerBrad Bishop <>2018-10-17 17:25:26 -0400
commitd818688c4d899e5865dd21fac891f55ac0dcda74 (patch)
treea573a7558bac0b0c6f863dce789ae44a6b5db50f /meta-google/
parentaaceced63f6bab6d67897f8d60f6d8a8379b5411 (diff)
meta-google: restructured the README per norms
Restructure the README per yocto layer norms. (From meta-google rev: 12726b4f3ab3dde321c13383e805018dc6083ed3) Change-Id: Ibf2eee161351d06647f0bd949c763b9c889908ac Signed-off-by: Patrick Venture <> Signed-off-by: Brad Bishop <>
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-# meta-google layer
+This README file contains information on the contents of the meta-google layer.
-## Purpose
+Please see the corresponding sections below for details.
+This layer depends on:
+ URI:
+ branch: master
+Please submit any patches against the meta-google layer to the OpenBMC gerrit
+Layer maintainer: Patrick Venture <>
+When sending patches, following [OpenBMC guidelines](
+Table of Contents
+ I. Adding the filesystems layer to your build
+ II. Purpose
+III. Customizations
+I. Adding the meta-google layer to your build
+In order to use this layer, you need to make the build system aware of
+Assuming the meta-google layer exists at the top-level of your
+yocto build tree, you can add it to the build system by adding the
+location of the meta-google layer to bblayers.conf, along with any
+other layers needed. e.g.:
+ BBLAYERS ?= " \
+ /path/to/yocto/meta-phosphor \
+ /path/to/yocto/meta-google \
+ "
+II. Purpose
Including this layer adds the following packages to your `obmc-phosphor-image`:
@@ -8,6 +54,6 @@ Including this layer adds the following packages to your `obmc-phosphor-image`:
* [phosphor-ipmi-blobs]( OEM IPMI Blobs Handler for providing the framework for specific blob handlers.
* [phosphor-ipmi-ethstats]( OEM IPMI Handler for reporting ethernet device statistics from the BMCs ethernet devices.
-## Customizations
+III. Customizations
Presently, this layer also enables the Google Iana for registering `phosphor-ipmi-ethstats` in addition to the OpenBMC one.
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