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Hacking the 2018.2 PetaLinux Tools Installer

Updated: May 14, 2023

This post shows some ways to hack


Pull Out the Bash Script

Print the Line Where the Tarball Starts

Extract the Tarball from the Installer to the Current Directory

Install PetaLinux Tools

Note: this sequence assumes your executing from the directory of the extracted the built-in tarball

1. Type:

2. Type Control-C

3. PetaLinux will then install


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  • Answer to awk + print lines from the first line until match word on StackExchange at [link]

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