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authorScott Rifenbark <srifenbark@gmail.com>2016-08-03 17:22:58 -0700
committerRichard Purdie <richard.purdie@linuxfoundation.org>2016-08-17 10:21:34 +0100
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bitbake-user-manual: Added detail to [dirs] and [cleardirs] flags
Fixes [YOCTO #10071] Provided more clear descriptions for these two flags. Signed-off-by: Scott Rifenbark <srifenbark@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: Richard Purdie <richard.purdie@linuxfoundation.org>
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diff --git a/doc/bitbake-user-manual/bitbake-user-manual-metadata.xml b/doc/bitbake-user-manual/bitbake-user-manual-metadata.xml
index 7ef848f0..6fa81486 100644
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+++ b/doc/bitbake-user-manual/bitbake-user-manual-metadata.xml
@@ -1394,7 +1394,10 @@
functionality of the task:
<itemizedlist>
<listitem><para><emphasis>cleandirs:</emphasis>
- Empty directories that should created before the task runs.
+ Empty directories that should be created before the
+ task runs.
+ Directories that already exist are removed and recreated
+ to empty them.
</para></listitem>
<listitem><para><emphasis>depends:</emphasis>
Controls inter-task dependencies.
@@ -1414,8 +1417,9 @@
</para></listitem>
<listitem><para><emphasis>dirs:</emphasis>
Directories that should be created before the task runs.
- The last directory listed will be used as the work directory
- for the task.
+ Directories that already exist are left as is.
+ The last directory listed is used as the
+ current working directory for the task.
</para></listitem>
<listitem><para><emphasis>lockfiles:</emphasis>
Specifies one or more lockfiles to lock while the task