Affects Version/s: None
Fix Version/s: Kanban_Cleanup_2020_06_20
Epic Name:Update modules: Contributing
Market Goal:Grow community engagement and broaden the update use cases available with Mender
Risk & mitigation:TBD
Epic Total Estimate:0
MEN-2284 we provide some update modules out of the box. However, it is expected that there will be update modules for a variety of use cases, and we should encourage our community to share these.
User value (why)
- Broaden Mender by creating a community repository covering a growing set of use cases for updating devices
- A github repository which is dedicated to host (community) update modules is created
- A github repository which is dedicated to host (community) update module Yocto recipes and classes.
Update modules provided out of the box ( MEN-2284) are in this repository
- They are in mendersoftware/mender
It is possible to install an update module into an existing Mender installation, using the CLI of the device (e.g. wget ....)
- There are guidelines for contributing new update modules