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This layer provides commonly-used perl related recipes such as perl libraries
in the Comprehensive Perl Archive Network.
Contents and Help
In this section the contents of the layer is listed, along with a short
help for each package.
-- libdbi-perl --
The DBI is a database access module for the Perl programming language.
It defines a set of methods, variables, and conventions that provide
a consistent database interface, independent of the actual database
being used.
|<- Scope of DBI ->|
.-. .--------------. .-------------.
.-------. | |---| XYZ Driver |---| XYZ Engine |
| Perl | | | `--------------' `-------------'
| script| |A| |D| .--------------. .-------------.
| using |--|P|--|B|---|Oracle Driver |---|Oracle Engine|
| DBI | |I| |I| `--------------' `-------------'
| API | | |...
|methods| | |... Other drivers
`-------' | |...
-- libdbd-sqlite-perl --
DBD::SQLite is a Perl DBI driver for SQLite, that includes the entire
thing in the distribution. So in order to get a fast transaction capable
RDBMS working for your perl project you simply have to install this
module, and nothing else.
usage: there is a test case to show you how it works
1) vim local.conf:
IMAGE_INSTALL:append = " libdbd-sqlite-perl"
2) build core-image-sato and boot the target
3) run "" on target. This script includes five
operations create/insert/update/delete/select to do with a table.
More information can be found in the recipe's git log.
This layer depends on:
URI: git://
branch: master
Adding the meta-perl layer to your build
In order to use this layer, you need to make the build system aware of
Assuming the meta-perl layer exists at the top-level of your
yocto build tree, you can add it to the build system by adding the
location of the meta-perl layer to bblayers.conf, along with any
other layers needed. e.g.:
/path/to/oe-core/meta \
/path/to/layer/meta-perl \
Send patches / pull requests to with
'[meta-perl]' in the subject.
When sending single patches, please using something like:
git send-email -M -1 --to --subject-prefix='meta-perl][PATCH'
Layer maintainers:
Hongxu Jia <>
Tim "moto-timo" Orling <>
All metadata is MIT licensed unless otherwise stated. Source code included
in tree for individual recipes is under the LICENSE stated in each recipe
(.bb file) unless otherwise stated.