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authorScott Rifenbark <srifenbark@gmail.com>2018-10-24 16:11:03 -0700
committerRichard Purdie <richard.purdie@linuxfoundation.org>2018-10-29 16:54:41 +0000
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bitbake-user-manual: Updates to variable wildcard support.1.40.0
Fixes [YOCTO #12390] Applied some fixes to the variable wildcard support documentation in the BitBake manual. Wording changes and changes to make links referencing Python syntax go to version 3 rather than version 2. Signed-off-by: Scott Rifenbark <srifenbark@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: Richard Purdie <richard.purdie@linuxfoundation.org>
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</para>
</section>
- <section id='wildcard-support'>
- <title>Wildcard Support</title>
+ <section id='wildcard-support-in-variables'>
+ <title>Wildcard Support in Variables</title>
<para>
- Support for wildcard use varies depending on the context in
- which it is used.
+ Support for wildcard use in variables varies depending on the
+ context in which it is used.
For example, some variables and file names allow limited use of
wildcards through the "<filename>%</filename>" and
"<filename>*</filename>" characters.
Other variables or names support Python's
- <ulink url='https://docs.python.org/2/library/glob.html'><filename>glob</filename></ulink>
+ <ulink url='https://docs.python.org/3/library/glob.html'><filename>glob</filename></ulink>
syntax,
- <ulink url='https://docs.python.org/2/library/fnmatch.html#module-fnmatch'><filename>fnmatch</filename></ulink>
- syntax, or Regular Expression (re) syntax.
+ <ulink url='https://docs.python.org/3/library/fnmatch.html#module-fnmatch'><filename>fnmatch</filename></ulink>
+ syntax, or
+ <ulink url='https://docs.python.org/3/library/re.html#re'><filename>Regular Expression (re)</filename></ulink>
+ syntax.
</para>
<para>
- When a particular variable's list of filenames or filenames
- in general used by BitBake or a build system
- based on BitBake support the use of wildcards, the
- documentation describes its use and limitations.
+ For variables that have wildcard suport, the
+ documentation describes which form of wildcard, its
+ use, and its limitations.
</para>
</section>