Xilinx offers the
meta-xilinx Yocto/OpenEmbedded recipes to enable those customers
with in-house Yocto build systems to configure, build, and deploy Linux for
meta-xilinx layer also provides a number of BSPs for common
boards which use Xilinx devices.
meta-xilinx layer provides additional support for Yocto/OE,
adding recipes for various components. See meta-xilinx for more information.
You can develop Linux software on Cortex-A53 using open source Linux tools. This section explains the Linux Yocto tools and its project development environment.
The following table lists the Yocto tools.
|Yocto build tools||Bitbake||Generic task execution engine that allows shell and Python tasks to be run efficiently, and in parallel, while working within complex inter-task dependency constraints.|
|Yocto profile and trace tools||Perf||Profiling and tracing tool that comes bundled with the Linux Kernel.|
|Ftrace||Refers to the ftrace function tracer but encompasses a number of related tracers along with the infrastructure used by all the related tracers.|
|Oprofile||System-wide profiler that runs on the target system as a command-line application.|
|Sysprof||System-wide profiler that consists of a single window with three panes, and buttons, which allow you to start, stop, and view the profile from one place.|
|Blktrace||A tool for tracing and reporting low-level disk I/O.|