Patchwork [2/2] scripts/hob: wrapper script to run hob gui with a UI specific config file

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Submitter Joshua Lock
Date July 12, 2011, 11:24 p.m.
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Joshua Lock - July 12, 2011, 11:24 p.m.
This ensures any configuration changes made in the GUI are only set when
using hob.
The default hob.local.conf is generated with a line which adds image_types
to INHERITS so that the GUI can introspect the available FSTYPES.

Signed-off-by: Joshua Lock <>
 scripts/hob |   18 ++++++++++++++++++
 1 files changed, 18 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)
 create mode 100755 scripts/hob


diff --git a/scripts/hob b/scripts/hob
new file mode 100755
index 0000000..19930ba
--- /dev/null
+++ b/scripts/hob
@@ -0,0 +1,18 @@ 
+#!/usr/bin/env bash
+if ! (test -r "$BUILDDIR/conf/hob.local.conf"); then
+    cat <<EOM
+You had no conf/hob.local.conf file. An initial version of this configuration
+file has therefore been created for you. This file will be used to store any
+configuration values you set in hob.
+(cat <<EOF
+INHERIT += "image_types"
+) > conf/hob.local.conf
+bitbake -R conf/hob.local.conf -t xmlrpc -u hob
+exit $ret