5. Building the AGL Image

Building the AGL image involves running BitBake with a specified target. Depending on whether you are building the image for the first time or if this is a subsequent build, the time needed for the build could be significant.

It is critical that you specify the correct options and configurations for the build before executing the bitbake command. The previous sections in the “Image Development Workflow” have treated this setup in a generic fashion. This section, provides links to topics with instructions needed to create images for three types of supported platforms and for emulation using Quick EMUlator (QEMU) or VirtualBox: