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authorScott Rifenbark <scott.m.rifenbark@intel.com>2012-02-09 08:36:04 -0600
committerRichard Purdie <richard.purdie@linuxfoundation.org>2012-03-08 12:07:55 -0800
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documentation/poky-ref-manual/ref-variables.xml: New TMPDIR glossary term.
(From yocto-docs rev: e3be42d820e0ddc1b365034f41b03cf678001659) Signed-off-by: Scott Rifenbark <scott.m.rifenbark@intel.com> Signed-off-by: Richard Purdie <richard.purdie@linuxfoundation.org>
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</glossdef>
</glossentry>
+ <glossentry id='var-TMPDIR'><glossterm>TMPDIR</glossterm>
+ <glossdef>
+ <para>
+ This variable is the temporary directory the Yocto Project build system
+ uses when it does its work building images.
+ By default, the <filename>TMPDIR</filename> variable is named
+ <filename>tmp</filename> within the
+ <ulink url='http://www.yoctoproject.org/docs/latest/dev-manual/dev-manual.html#yocto-project-build-directory'>
+ Yocto Project Build Directory</ulink>.
+ </para>
+
+ <para>
+ If you want to establish this directory in a location other than the
+ default, you can uncomment the following statement in the
+ <filename>conf/local.conf</filename> file in the
+ <ulink url='http://www.yoctoproject.org/docs/latest/dev-manual/dev-manual.html#yocto-project-files'>
+ Yocto Project Files</ulink>:
+ <literallayout class='monospaced'>
+ #TMPDIR = "${TOPDIR}/tmp"
+ </literallayout>
+ </para>
+ </glossdef>
+ </glossentry>
+
<glossentry id='var-TOPDIR'><glossterm>TOPDIR</glossterm>
<glossdef>
<para>