TIC Frequently Asked Questions
- What is the building block?
- What are the “Easy” and “Advanced” mode?
- How to get a recipe for TIC?
- How to add my applications to the Tizen binary?
- How to add my platform packages to the Tizen binary?
- Can I find artifacts of TIC in my host PC?
- What should I do if I get an error message saying that “Failed to setup loop device” while creating an image?
What is the building block?
- The building block is the package that defines a set of combined packages for a specific purpose.
You can see pre-defined building blocks and their structure in the repository of building blocks.
You can also define your own blocks by creating
.incfiles and adding them to the building-block.spec file.
What are the “Easy” and “Advanced” mode?
If you select “Easy” mode, you can create exactly the same binaries as the officially released Tizen binaries. Also, you can create your own binary based on the official one by importing your own packages in this mode.
On the other hand, in “Advanced” mode, you can customize your own binary from scratch. At first, you can select the architecture in the
Settingstab, then you can select the building block packages one by one in the
Packagestab. We recommend you select a building block in the
Presetcategory first, and the
Domaincategory later. It will help you to select essential packages.
How to get a recipe for TIC?
- You can get the reference recipe by clicking the
Exportbutton in “Advanced” mode in the
Settingstab, or by clicking the
Recipebutton in the
Imagestab if you have binaries already built.
How to add my applications to the Tizen binary?
- You can add your application packages (
tpkpackages) in the
Settingstab in both “Easy” and “Advanced” mode by clicking the
Importbutton and selecting the radio button for
How to add my platform packages to the Tizen binary?
- You can add your platform module packages (
rpmpackages) in the
Settingstab in “Advanced” mode. Just click the
Importbutton and select the radio button for
rpmfile. However, in order to add your
rpmpackages to the binary, you have to check them in the tree view of the
Can I find artifacts of TIC in my host PC?
- You can find them in the
tic-artifactsdirectory in your home directory if you use the docker-compose file provided by us.