Yocto Qt5 Toolchain installation

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VAR-SOM-MX8 - Yocto Qt5 Toolchain Installation

1 Pre Requirements

Full Yocto OpenEmbedded environment is required for the toolchain generation.
To setup Yocto build environment follow steps 1 & 3 of the Build Yocto from source code guide and then proceed to the toolchain build below:

2 Build Toolchain

$ cd ~/var-fsl-yocto
$ MACHINE=imx8qm-var-som DISTRO=fsl-imx-xwayland . var-setup-release.sh -b build_xwayland

$  bitbake meta-toolchain-qt5

The output will be located at tmp/deploy/sdk/.

3 Install Toolchain

Install the tools by running it:

$ tmp/deploy/sdk/fsl-imx-xwayland-glibc-x86_64-meta-toolchain-qt5-aarch64-toolchain-4.14-sumo.sh

Reply to all defaults 'y'
At the end of the installation you should see the following:

SDK has been successfully set up and is ready to be used.
The toolchain name depend on your build machine and may change

4 Use Toolchain

Each time you wish to use the toolchain in a new shell session, you need to source the environment setup script:

$ source /opt/fsl-imx-xwayland/4.14-sumo/environment-setup-aarch64-poky-linux