This layer contains recipes for the IoTivity Project (v2.0.0)
, sample applications and related components for any Yocto target.

- Recipes in meta-oic
- IoTivity packages built by the meta-oic layer
- Building IoTivity for a Yocto target
- Building Yocto cross-toolchain with IoTivity for your target
- Locations of IoTivity headers, runtimes and samples 
- Building IoTivity applications for a Yocto target

Recipes in meta-oic
- recipes-core: Iotivity framework, SDK, and samples.
- recipes-kernel: linux-yocto kernel configuration for enabling
                  bluetooth and 6LoWPAN features in the OS image.
                  This is experimental work and is currently setup to
                  configure the linux-yocto_3.19 kernel.
- recipes-apps: Iotivity simple client example. The recipe
                is meant to serve as a guide for Iotivity 
                application developers who want to quickly
                build a recipe for their application.
                Recipe for the IoTivity SensorBoard application. 

IoTivity packages built by the meta-oic layer
-- iotivity-resource : IoTivity resource libraries.
-- iotivity-resource-dev : IoTivity resource header files.
-- iotivity-resource-thin-staticdev : IoTivity "thin" resource libraries.
-- iotivity-resource-dbg : IoTivity resource libraries with debug
-- iotivity-resource-samples : Sample IoTivity resource applications.
-- iotivity-resource-samples-dbg : Debug builds of sample IoTivity
-- iotivity-plugins-staticdev : Non OIC protocol plugin framework in C
   with a plugin instance supporting ZigBee.
-- iotivity-plugins-samples : IoTivity-ZigBee plugin sample applications.
-- iotivity-service : IoTivity service runtimes (Resource Encapsulation,
Things Manager, Soft Sensor Manager, Notification Manager) and plug-in
-- iotivity-service-dev : IoTivity service header files.
-- iotivity-service-staticdev : IoTivity service SDK as static
-- iotivity-service-dbg : Debug builds of IoTivity service runtimes.
-- iotivity-service-samples : IoTivity service sample applications.
-- iotivity-service-samples-dbg : Debug builds of IoTivity service sample
-- iotivity-tests : IoTivity framework tests.
-- iotivity-tests-dbg : Debug builds of IoTivity framework tests.
-- iotivity : Meta-package for all IoTivity runtimes.
-- iotivity-dev : Meta-package for all IoTivity runtimes and headers.
-- iotivity-sensorboard : IoTivity SensorBoard application. (Sources
located in iotivity-1.0.0/examples/OICSensorBoard)
-- iotivity-simple-client: IoTivity resource simpleclient example.  

Building IoTivity for a Yocto target

1. Obtain the BSP for your desired target:

As an example for Intel Edison, follow the links below:
-General documentation 
-BSP User Guide 
-BSP Download 
The Edison BSP comes with a script which obtains a compliant version of poky.
The BSP User Guide provides a detailed walk-through of the entire BSP build

The Yocto Project website lists a few other popular BSPs:

2. Append meta-oic to the list of layers in the
/conf/bblayers.conf for your target's BSP.  
             /meta-oic \

3. Modify /conf/local.conf as shown below using 
IMAGE_INSTALL_append to instruct the build process to include specific
binary packages in the OS image.

For eg., to include IoTivity resource and service samples and runtimes, use
IMAGE_INSTALL_append += " iotivity-resource-samples iotivity-service-samples"

To include only IoTivity resource and service runtimes, use
IMAGE_INSTALL_append += " iotivity"

4. After initializing poky, run "bitbake " to build the OS image, 
and further deploy the image to your target.

Building Yocto cross-toolchain with IoTivity for your target
Yocto has the capability to build cross-toolchains for targets 
to run on 32-bit and 64-bit machines.  
Follow these steps to construct a toolchain for your target:

1. You should have already completed the steps above to build IoTivity for your

2. Modify /conf/local.conf to install the IoTivity
development packages to the toolchain's sysroot. 
IMAGE_INSTALL_append = " iotivity-dev"

To include only IoTivity "thin" resource headers and libraries, use
IMAGE_INSTALL_append = " iotivity-resource-thin-staticdev"

3. After initializing poky, run "bitbake -c populate_sdk " to build the
target platform SDK and toolchain. You may further install the toolchain
on your build machine.

Once installed, the toolchain may be used only after initialization. This is
performed by an "environment setup script" at the root of the toolchain
install location (usually in /opt/poky...). 
To initialize, you must "source" this script into your shell environment. 

Locations of IoTivity headers, runtimes and samples 
IoTivity package contents are installed in the following locations on the
target and in the toolchain's sysroot.

IoTivity resource, service runtimes, and service plug-ins are 
placed in /usr/lib.

IoTivity resource headers are placed in /usr/include/iotivity/resource.

IoTivity service headers are placed in /usr/include/iotivity/service.

IoTivity resource and service applications are placed in

IoTivity extra files (tools, examples, tests...) are placed in 

Building IoTivity applications for a Yocto target
1. Develop and test your application on a Linux development machine.

2. You can now use the Yocto toolchain for your target to cross-compile the
application. As such, there is no standard procedure for this.  
You may examine your toolchain's environment setup script and accordingly
modify your application's build script to point to said tools.

3. If you further want to package up your application in a Yocto software layer,
you will have to write a BitBake recipe for it. Look inside
meta-oic/recipes-apps/iotivity-simple-client for a precise example of doing