Bitbake via GIT

Bitbake recently converted from SVN to GIT.  As such, many users may be wondering where to get the latest and greatest updates.  The new repository has moved to git://

To checkout Bitbake 1.8.18 (the latest as of this writing), use the following instructions:

$ git clone git://
$ cd bitbake
$ git checkout 1.8.18

You can see a list of current tags and upgrade to a specific one, if desired:

$ git tag -l