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authorScott Rifenbark <scott.m.rifenbark@intel.com>2011-06-28 07:55:35 -0700
committerRichard Purdie <richard.purdie@linuxfoundation.org>2011-07-21 10:59:19 +0100
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documentation/kernel-manual/kernel-how-to.xml: Edits to "Build Strategy" (From yocto-docs rev: f98e4804da9477e260e24df1586b624e386a2dba)
Signed-off-by: Scott Rifenbark <scott.m.rifenbark@intel.com> Signed-off-by: Richard Purdie <richard.purdie@linuxfoundation.org>
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@@ -168,12 +168,14 @@ A summary of end user tree construction activities follow:
<para>
Before building a kernel it is configured by processing all of the
- configuration "fragments" specified by the scc feature descriptions.
+ configuration "fragments" specified by feature descriptions in the <filename>scc</filename>
+ files.
As the features are compiled, associated kernel configuration fragments are noted
and recorded in the meta-series in their compilation order.
The fragments are migrated, pre-processed and passed to the Linux Kernel
- Configuration subsystem (lkc) as raw input in the form of a <filename>.config</filename> file.
- The lkc uses its own internal dependency constraints to do the final
+ Configuration subsystem (<filename>lkc</filename>) as raw input in the form
+ of a <filename>.config</filename> file.
+ The <filename>lkc</filename> uses its own internal dependency constraints to do the final
processing of that information and generates the final <filename>.config</filename> file
that is used during compilation.
</para>