Patchwork [1/2] bitbake.conf: use weaker assignment for IMAGE_OVERHEAD_FACTOR

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Date April 3, 2013, 6:16 a.m.
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Comments - April 3, 2013, 6:16 a.m.
From: Chen Qi <>

This allows image recipes to set a default value and still provides
an option for users to override it.

For example, we set a default value in
And users who build sato image could still override it in their distro
conf files or local.conf.

[YOCTO #4109]

Signed-off-by: Chen Qi <>
 meta/conf/bitbake.conf |    2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)


diff --git a/meta/conf/bitbake.conf b/meta/conf/bitbake.conf
index cd5d61e..6d947d8 100644
--- a/meta/conf/bitbake.conf
+++ b/meta/conf/bitbake.conf
@@ -412,7 +412,7 @@  IMAGE_LINK_NAME = "${IMAGE_BASENAME}-${MACHINE}"
 # This option allows for a percentage overage of the actual image size rather than a
 # fixed extra space, this is space needed for initial startup and basic operations.
 # This option allows for adding additional space in K above and beyond what the 
 # IMAGE_OVERHEAD_FACTOR might add. This space is for additional packages, user data, ...
 # To set a fixed size then overriding IMAGE_ROOTFS_SIZE with the max size one wants