[yocto] why do some openstack layer.conf files add classes to BBFILES?

Robert P. J. Day rpjday at crashcourse.ca
Tue Nov 1 06:40:41 PDT 2016

On Tue, 1 Nov 2016, Christopher Larson wrote:

> On Tue, Nov 1, 2016 at 1:57 AM, Robert P. J. Day <rpjday at crashcourse.ca> wrote:
>         just noticed the following property for a bunch of the openstack
>       layers at:
>       http://git.yoctoproject.org/cgit/cgit.cgi/meta-cloud-services/tree/
>       some of the layer.conf files contain the line:
>       BBFILES += "${LAYERDIR}/recipes*/*/*.bb ${LAYERDIR}/recipes*/*/*.bbappend
>       ${LAYERDIR}/classes/*.bbclass"
>       why is the classes/ directory being appended to BBFILES? i thought the
>       purpose of BBPATH was to contain locations of .conf and .bbclass
>       files. i'm puzzled by the above.
> You’re right to be puzzled, as that addition is pointless and will do nothing useful.

  i already sent a patch to the meta-virt list to get rid of the



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