State scripts

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Including state scripts in Artifacts and disk images

To include state scripts in Artifacts and images, create a new Yocto recipe that inherits mender-state-scripts and copies them into place in do_compile, using the ${MENDER_STATE_SCRIPTS_DIR} variable. This works for both root file system and Artifact scripts.

Take a look at the example-state-scripts recipe to get started.

If you add or remove a recipe containing state scripts to a build, you need to clear the tmp directory of the Yocto build before building a new image. An alternative is to call bitbake -c clean <recipe> with the affected recipe, but the first method is recommended since it will cover all cases, regardless of recipe name. Merely changing a recipe does not require this step.

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