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-For information about OpenEmbedded see their website:
+OpenEmbedded-Core is a layer containing the core metadata for current versions
+of OpenEmbedded. It is distro-less (can build a functional image with
+DISTRO = "") and contains only emulated machine support.
+For information about OpenEmbedded, see the OpenEmbedded website:
The Yocto Project has extensive documentation about OE including a reference manual