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  • HOW TO: Modular Java == Buildable Java

    I started out today with a simple goal; "Let's build OpenJDK for OMAP this morning." I said to myself.  So I begin with a fresh build tree, pulling in the build recipes bit by bit. ...

  • DEVELOPMENT: Ångström on BUG

    Thanks to Marcin's tireless efforts the Ångström distribution is now running on BUG: .-------. | | .-. | | |-----.-----.-----.| | .----..-----.-----. | | | __ | ---'| '--.| .-'| | | | | |...

  • HOW TO: BUG Software R1.4.3 Released!

      BUG Software Release 1.4.3 is now publicly available.  The RC1.4.3.7 was approved as a production release.  Binary images are available at http://www.buglabs.net/download.  Sources are available atsvn://svn.buglabs.net/bug/tags/releases/R1.4.3.  Javadoc is available at http://bugcommunity.com/development/javadoc/r1.4.3/bug/.  And release notes...

  • DEVELOPMENT: Returned from OEDEM

    I had an opportunity to join folks at OEDEM in Cambridge UK last weekend.  It was two days full of technical discussion about the future of OpenEmbedded and Poky Linux.  It was great of Phil...

  • HOW TO: How to get BUG working with multiple systems

    Most people working with BUG device use R1.4 as their operating system. But I am not one of them.Why? I am working on system which one day be R1.5 and to get it I need...

  • DEVELOPMENT: BitBake Commander 0.6.8 - Installers!

    A new release of OpenEmbedded Tools for Eclipse is available that adds the ability to install a flavor of OpenEmbedded via a simple GUI wizard as shown below.  Currently available install profiles are OpenEmbedded dev...

  • OPINIONS: OpenMoko, Open Hardware, and Open Discussion

    First let me say that we at Bug are big fans of OpenMoko.  Not only have we benefited from the work that has gone into the product, they have also been a role model for...

  • HOW TO: Three Steps for OpenEmbedded N00Bs

    I'm relatively new to OpenEmbedded.  Some might even consider me an OpenEmbedded N00B.  I beg to differ.  Here I offer three steps to moving from OpenEmbedded N00B to OpenEmbedded... uh...  ex-N00B?  Regardless of what you...

  • OPINIONS: BUG World Tour Wrap-up

    For a little over a year now I've been traveling around the world talking about BUG at various conferences.  I've been to California, Sweden, Switzerland, California, Texas, California, Turkey, Oregon, California, and Belgium.  Oh, and...

  • PROJECTS: BitBake Commander 0.6.5

    Another bug fix and feature update for BitBake Commander is available.  Notable differences:BitBake variable evaluation now happens on a per-recipe bases rather than just the global configuration.  This means variables like $PN now contain valid...

  • MADE@BUG: Open Source Logos

    The Linux system that runs on the BUG is a derivative of OpenEmbedded.  OpenEmbedded is like BUG Linux's big pappa.  Like all open source projects, OpenEmbedded relies on a community of developers and enthusiasts to...

  • DEVELOPMENT: Back in FFFFFreezing NYC

    Scale was great, a nice little warm break from the freezing winds in NYC.  Our session went pretty well, Matt and I talked about the BUG to a fairly packed room of interested folks [Video...

  • DEVELOPMENT: OpenEmbedded Tools for Eclipse 0.6.0

    This is the first release of BitBake Commander that I think is truely useful to the embedded developer.  Check out the 16Mb ogg screencast  to get an overview of interesting workflow options that Eclipse and...

  • DEVELOPMENT: Another round of FOSS Java Benchmarks

    Kevin Shultz is back in the office and had some time to put together a refresh of his always interesting and sometimes contraversial take on FOSS JVM performance.  Interesting gains have been made by both...

  • DEVELOPMENT: OpenEmbedded Tools for Eclipse (OTE) 0.4.3 Live

    After several weeks of eating my own dogfood, several critical bug fixes in the core file functionality of OTE have been addressed.  Reading through the BitBake python code is not that bad actually, and the...

  • DEVELOPMENT: BUG + OpenJDK

    Today we're happy to announce we are working with Robert Schuster and Sebastian Mancke of tarent and Jalimo on porting OpenJDK to the BUG.  We have watched excitedly in the past of progress being make...

  • DEVELOPMENT: CACAO + GNU Classpath on BUG

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