Over the past months, we did a lot of work in giving some open source
projects maintained by Pengutronix folks the attention they deserve while
also being more open to the community and ease contributing to and using
OTA field updates are a common requirement in modern embedded device
The larger the amount of devices to control, the more important is having a
good infrastructure that is reliable in updating and smart in rolling out the
As in many projects, also in RAUC phases of extensive development did
often not leave sufficient time to explain the latest changes, new features or
at least some basic concepts in an appropriate manner.
Not at least since the Yocto project cannot be thought away from the embedded
world, Pengutronix successfully also uses OpenEmbedded next to PTXdist as a
distribution build tool in various projects for several years.