image_types.bbclass: Add and update comments regarding image types.

Submitted by Robert P. J. Day on Jan. 13, 2013, 10:24 a.m.


Message ID alpine.DEB.2.02.1301130522480.22425@oneiric
State New
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Robert P. J. Day Jan. 13, 2013, 10:24 a.m.
Explain the elf/cpio.gz snippet of code, and update a comment to
reflect the correct variable name.  No functional change.

Signed-off-by: Robert P. J. Day <>


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diff --git a/meta/classes/image_types.bbclass b/meta/classes/image_types.bbclass
index bdb67b4..6bb113d 100644
--- a/meta/classes/image_types.bbclass
+++ b/meta/classes/image_types.bbclass
@@ -7,13 +7,16 @@  def get_imagecmds(d):
     ctypes = d.getVar('COMPRESSIONTYPES', True).split()
     cimages = {}

+    # The elf image depends on the cpio.gz image already having
+    # been created, so we add that explicit ordering here.
     if "elf" in alltypes:
         if "cpio.gz" not in alltypes:

-    # Filter out all the compressed images from types
+    # Filter out all the compressed images from alltypes
     for type in alltypes:
         basetype = None
         for ctype in ctypes: