Kicking the Tires of The Yocto Project

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60 minute BoF
Scheduled: Wednesday, November 3, 2010 from 5:30 – 6:30pm in William Dawes

One Line Summary

Discuss the details of the recently announced yocto project and where it can lend value to embedded linux development.


The yocto project was recently announced at the CELF conference. This bof will provide an opportunity to discuss the technical details of the project, how it is positioned relative to associated projects, and it’s value to embedded Linux development.


Yocto Project, Open source embedded Linux, build system, package metadata, SDK generator


  • Tracey Erway



    25 years embedded and/or development tool experience.

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    Dirk Hohndel

    Intel Corporation


    Dirk Hohndel, Chief Linux and Open Source Technologist, Intel Corporation

    Dirk has been an active developer and contributor in the Linux space since its earliest days. Among other roles, he worked as Chief Technology Officer of SuSE and as Vice President of The XFree86 Project, Inc.
    Dirk joined Intel in 2001. He works in the Software and Services Group and focuses on the technology direction of Intel’s Open Source Technology Center and guides Intel’s engagements in open source. He is an active contributor in many open source projects and organizations, various program committees and advisory boards.
    Dirk holds a Diploma in Mathematics and Computer Science from the University of Würzburg, Germany. He lives in Portland, OR.

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