[OpenWrt-Devel] [Battlemesh] ImageBuilder frontend projects, or how to generate custom OpenWrt images

Philipp Borgers borgers at mi.fu-berlin.de
Mon Sep 30 04:15:12 EDT 2019


you should take look at the Freifunk Berlin firmware and the Gluon project:



The Freifunk Berlin firmware uses uci-defaults scripts quite a lot for setting
default configuration or changing configuration on upgrades:


Both projects are under active development and used by a lot of Freifunk
communities in Germany.

Best Philipp

On Sun, Sep 29, 2019 at 11:55:15PM +0200, Baptiste Jonglez wrote:
> Hi,
> In my community network we are changing the way we generate OpenWrt
> firmware images, and I took this opportunity to look at the existing
> methods based on the OpenWrt ImageBuilder and/or SDK.
> In the end, I found way more projects than I thought would exist!
> I documented everything I found here: https://openwrt.org/docs/guide-developer/imagebuilder_frontends
> Please add any project that I may have missed, and feel free to fix or add more
> details if you don't like the description of your project.
> As a side-note, does anybody use uci-defaults scripts? https://openwrt.org/docs/guide-developer/uci-defaults
> It seems like the best way to implement customization without having to
> update file templates with each OpenWrt release, but during my quick
> overview tour I haven't noticed any project using this method.
> Thanks,
> Baptiste

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