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authorScott Rifenbark <scott.m.rifenbark@intel.com>2012-01-03 12:04:44 -0600
committerRichard Purdie <richard.purdie@linuxfoundation.org>2012-01-06 12:13:12 +0000
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documentation/kernel-manual/kernel-how-to.xml: general edits
Some general edits up to section 3.4. (From yocto-docs rev: 5bcd22b6372017c4f78b18035193879890ed8244) 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/kernel-manual/kernel-how-to.xml b/documentation/kernel-manual/kernel-how-to.xml
index 756758d8a3..125212b986 100644
--- a/documentation/kernel-manual/kernel-how-to.xml
+++ b/documentation/kernel-manual/kernel-how-to.xml
@@ -10,8 +10,8 @@
<title>Introduction</title>
<para>
This chapter describes how to accomplish tasks involving the kernel's tree structure.
- This information is designed to help the developer that wants to modify the Yocto Project kernel
- and contribute changes upstream to the Yocto Project.
+ The information is designed to help the developer that wants to modify the Yocto
+ Project kernel and contribute changes upstream to the Yocto Project.
The information covers the following:
<itemizedlist>
<listitem><para>Tree construction</para></listitem>
@@ -24,10 +24,11 @@
<section id='tree-construction'>
<title>Tree Construction</title>
<para>
- This section describes construction of the Yocto Project kernel repositories as accomplished
- by the Yocto Project team to create kernel repositories, which are found at
- <ulink url='http://git.yoctoproject.org/cgit.cgi'>http://git.yoctoproject.org/cgit.cgi</ulink>,
- that can be shipped as part of a Yocto Project release.
+ This section describes construction of the Yocto Project kernel repositories
+ as accomplished by the Yocto Project team to create kernel repositories.
+ These kernel repositories are found at
+ <ulink url='http://git.yoctoproject.org/cgit.cgi'>http://git.yoctoproject.org/cgit.cgi</ulink>
+ and can be shipped as part of a Yocto Project release.
The team creates these repositories by
compiling and executing the set of feature descriptions for every BSP/feature
in the product.
@@ -129,7 +130,8 @@
<ulink url='http://git.yoctoproject.org/cgit.cgi'>http://git.yoctoproject.org/cgit.cgi</ulink>
is the combination of all supported boards and configurations.</para>
<para>The technique the Yocto Project team uses is flexible and allows for seamless
- blending of an immutable history with additional deployment specific patches.
+ blending of an immutable history with additional patches specific to a
+ deployment.
Any additions to the kernel become an integrated part of the branches.</para>
</note>
</para>
@@ -263,9 +265,9 @@
<para>
Following are a few examples that show how to use Git to examine changes.
- Note that because the Yocto Project Git repository does not break existing Git
+ Because the Yocto Project Git repository does not break existing Git
functionality and because there exists many permutations of these types of
- commands there are many more methods to discover changes.
+ commands, there are many more methods to discover changes.
<note>
Unless you provide a commit range
(&lt;kernel-type&gt;..&lt;bsp&gt;-&lt;kernel-type&gt;), <filename>kernel.org</filename> history