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authorScott Rifenbark <scott.m.rifenbark@intel.com>2012-09-21 07:37:19 -0700
committerRichard Purdie <richard.purdie@linuxfoundation.org>2012-09-24 16:36:09 +0100
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documentation/poky-ref-manual/ref-variables.xml: Update B variable
Updated the glossary description for the B variable. There was some confusing "source directory" terminology in there. (From yocto-docs rev: 72fbf86ca9612a0dca741f08315efed1d9efa0b1) 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 8a428278ff..1331d1adfc 100644
--- a/documentation/poky-ref-manual/ref-variables.xml
+++ b/documentation/poky-ref-manual/ref-variables.xml
@@ -93,14 +93,15 @@
<glossentry id='var-B'><glossterm>B</glossterm>
<glossdef>
<para>
- The directory in which the OpenEmbedded build system places
- generated objects during a recipe's build process.
+ The <ulink url='&YOCTO_DOCS_DEV_URL;#build-directory'>build directory</ulink>.
+ The OpenEmbedded build system places generated objects into the build directory
+ during a recipe's build process.
By default, this directory is the same as the <link linkend='var-S'><filename>S</filename></link>
directory:
<literallayout class='monospaced'>
B = ${WORKDIR}/${BPN}-{PV}/
</literallayout>
- You can separate the source directory (<filename>S</filename>) and the directory pointed to
+ You can separate the (<filename>S</filename>) directory and the directory pointed to
by the <filename>B</filename> variable.
Most autotools-based recipes support separating these directories.
The build system defaults to using separate directories for <filename>gcc</filename>