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Intel Edison

This guide explains how to cross-compile Kaa C SDK for Intel Edison. Alternatively, you can build the Kaa C SDK directly on the Intel Edison board. For more information, see Linux guide for Kaa C SDK.

NOTE: This guide is verified against:

  • Host OS: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Desktop 64-bit
  • Target OS: Poky (Yocto Project Reference Distro) 1.7.3, kernel version 3.10.17-poky-edison+


Perform the following instructions on the host machine:

  1. Download the cross compile tools for your platform, 32-bit or 64-bit version. Unpack the downloaded archive.

    tar -xvf edison-toolchain-20150120-linux64.tar.bz2
  2. Install the toolchain.

    cd i686

    While running the installation script, you may get an error message: find: invalid mode '+111'. Fix it by running the command below.

    sed -i 's:+111:/111:'

    The cross-compilation toolchain is installed to the current directory by default. On some configurations, the script installs the toolchain to /opt/poky-edison/1.6.1/.

  3. Install Cmake:

    sudo apt-get install cmake

Build Kaa application

After you installed the required dependencies and built the C SDK, you can build and run your Kaa application.

Since Edison runs on Linux, you can use the Linux guide to build and run your application.

NOTE: Make sure to specify correct compiler name when compiling your Kaa application for Edison:


Replace PATH_TO_KAA_SDK with the path to Kaa C SDK relative to the build directory, and PATH_TO_EDISON_SDK with the absolute path to the Edison SDK installation directory

For more information on how to build, upload and run your application on Edison board, see official user guide.