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authorScott Rifenbark <scott.m.rifenbark@intel.com>2012-09-20 13:58:34 -0700
committerRichard Purdie <richard.purdie@linuxfoundation.org>2012-09-24 16:36:08 +0100
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documentation/poky-ref-manual/ref-variables.xml: Edits to PN suffix
Added some clarifying edits to the explanation about suffix and prefix names used with the PN variable. (From yocto-docs rev: f42baf8ddb3da1ab8ba69d30581812646ce4dc83) Signed-off-by: Scott Rifenbark <scott.m.rifenbark@intel.com> Signed-off-by: Richard Purdie <richard.purdie@linuxfoundation.org>
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diff --git a/documentation/poky-ref-manual/ref-variables.xml b/documentation/poky-ref-manual/ref-variables.xml
index 9caa51f587..4d0e3f3434 100644
--- a/documentation/poky-ref-manual/ref-variables.xml
+++ b/documentation/poky-ref-manual/ref-variables.xml
@@ -1555,8 +1555,15 @@ recipes-graphics/xorg-font/xorg-font-common.inc:INC_PR = "r2"
will be "expat".</para>
<para>
The variable refers to a package name in the context of a file created or produced by the
- OpenEmbedded build system.
- </para>
+ OpenEmbedded build system.</para>
+ <para>If applicable, the <filename>PN</filename> variable also contains any special
+ suffix or prefix.
+ For example, using <filename>bash</filename> to build packages for the native
+ machine, <filename>PN</filename> is <filename>bash-native</filename>.
+ Using <filename>bash</filename> to build packages for the target and for Multilib,
+ <filename>PN</filename> would be <filename>bash</filename> and
+ <filename>lib64-bash</filename>, respectively.
+ </para>
</glossdef>
</glossentry>
@@ -1853,7 +1860,7 @@ recipes-graphics/xorg-font/xorg-font-common.inc:INC_PR = "r2"
recipe file resides:
<itemizedlist>
<listitem><para><emphasis><filename>${PN}</filename> -</emphasis> The recipe name
- with any special suffix or prefix.
+ with any special suffix or prefix, if applicable.
For example, using <filename>bash</filename> to build for the native
machine, <filename>PN</filename> is <filename>bash-native</filename>.
Using <filename>bash</filename> to build for the target and for Multilib,