[yocto] mkfifo: not found

Burton, Ross ross.burton at intel.com
Mon Jun 12 08:23:14 PDT 2017

On 12 June 2017 at 16:01, Baumann, Michael <Michael.Baumann at vector.com>

> I upgraded from poky 2.1 to 2.3 and now I have an issue with mkfifo in a
> do_install step.
> The error is "mkfifo: not found"
> I already added the package coreutils as dependency.

Ah, mkfifo is missing from HOSTTOOLS.

A patch would be appreciated, but this in your local.conf will solve it:

HOSTTOOLS_append = " mkfifo"

(or use mknod instead of mkfifo)

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