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authorPaul Eggleton <>2021-04-12 17:09:54 +1200
committerRichard Purdie <>2021-04-15 20:18:58 +0100
commit5b11fd8881d8bb0bcdc9b761513392cdeeba77e3 (patch)
parent93e2dd396e0338731ab5b0f0b64bd08528581065 (diff)
ref-manual: tweak buildtools section
Add a joining paragraph and fix the second section so that it makes sense with the addition of the first one. (From yocto-docs rev: 8ee993995d9d72873f36e40dda5e3f345901978c) Signed-off-by: Paul Eggleton <> Signed-off-by: Richard Purdie <>
1 files changed, 6 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/documentation/ref-manual/system-requirements.rst b/documentation/ref-manual/system-requirements.rst
index 2e2d0d351f..80378cedb7 100644
--- a/documentation/ref-manual/system-requirements.rst
+++ b/documentation/ref-manual/system-requirements.rst
@@ -277,6 +277,9 @@ resolve this by installing a ``buildtools-extended`` tarball that
contains additional tools, the equivalent of the Debian/Ubuntu ``build-essential``
+In the sections that follow, three different methods will be described for
+installing the ``buildtools`` or ``buildtools-extended`` toolset.
Installing a Pre-Built ``buildtools`` Tarball with ``install-buildtools`` script
@@ -332,8 +335,9 @@ installer and automatically installs the tools for you:
Downloading a Pre-Built ``buildtools`` Tarball
-Downloading and running a pre-built buildtools installer is the easiest
-of the two methods by which you can get these tools:
+If you would prefer not to use the ``install-buildtools`` script, you can instead
+download and run a pre-built buildtools installer yourself with the following
1. Locate and download the ``*.sh`` at &YOCTO_RELEASE_DL_URL;/buildtools/