sanity: check the format of SDK_VENDOR

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  • sanity: check the format of SDK_VENDOR
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Ross Burton Oct. 14, 2019, 11:42 a.m.
If SDK_VENDOR isn't formatted as -foosdk and is instead for example -foo-sdk
then the triple that are constructed are not in fact triples, which results in
mysterious compile errors.

Check in sanity.bbclass so this failure is detected early.

[ YOCTO #13573 ]

Signed-off-by: Ross Burton <>

 meta/classes/sanity.bbclass | 5 +++++
 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+)


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diff --git a/meta/classes/sanity.bbclass b/meta/classes/sanity.bbclass
index 2d3f49eb1a7..705062bc864 100644
--- a/meta/classes/sanity.bbclass
+++ b/meta/classes/sanity.bbclass
@@ -798,6 +798,11 @@  def check_sanity_everybuild(status, d):
         elif d.getVar('SDK_ARCH', False) == "${BUILD_ARCH}":
             status.addresult('SDKMACHINE is set, but SDK_ARCH has not been changed as a result - SDKMACHINE may have been set too late (e.g. in the distro configuration)\n')
+    # If SDK_VENDOR looks like "-my-sdk" then the triples are badly formed so fail early
+    sdkvendor = d.getVar("SDK_VENDOR")
+    if not (sdkvendor.startswith("-") and sdkvendor.count("-") == 1):
+        status.addresult("SDK_VENDOR should be of the form '-foosdk' with a single dash\n")
     omask = os.umask(0o022)