An Introduction Into Open Build Service (OBS)

Author: Rudolf Streif, The Linux Foundation

In this whitepaper, we will provide a definition of a build system, an overview over common requirements a build system has to fulfill and a walk through the typical build and packaging process for Linux distributions and their software packages. We will then introduce the Open Build Service (OBS) and its architecture.

About the Author

Rudolf Streif manages The Linux Foundation’s initiatives for embedded solutions working with the community to provide environments and platforms for embedded Linux systems.

June 2011