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authorDiana Thayer <garbados@gmail.com>2017-03-21 13:27:05 -0700
committerRichard Purdie <richard.purdie@linuxfoundation.org>2017-03-27 11:11:05 +0100
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main: Improve -v and -D option documentation
Expanded and clarify documentation for the -v, --verbose and -D, --debug options. [YOCTO #9962] Signed-off-by: Diana Thayer <garbados@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-intro.xml b/doc/bitbake-user-manual/bitbake-user-manual-intro.xml
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@@ -504,9 +504,19 @@
Read the specified file before bitbake.conf.
-R POSTFILE, --postread=POSTFILE
Read the specified file after bitbake.conf.
- -v, --verbose Output more log message data to the terminal.
- -D, --debug Increase the debug level. You can specify this more
- than once.
+ -v, --verbose Enable tracing of shell tasks (with 'set -x').
+ Also print bb.note(...) messages to stdout (in
+ addition to writing them to ${T}/log.do_<task>).
+ -D, --debug Increase the debug level. You can specify this
+ more than once. -D sets the debug level to 1,
+ where only bb.debug(1, ...) messages are printed
+ to stdout; -DD sets the debug level to 2, where
+ both bb.debug(1, ...) and bb.debug(2, ...)
+ messages are printed; etc. Without -D, no debug
+ messages are printed. Note that -D only affects
+ output to stdout. All debug messages are written
+ to ${T}/log.do_taskname, regardless of the debug
+ level.
-n, --dry-run Don't execute, just go through the motions.
-S SIGNATURE_HANDLER, --dump-signatures=SIGNATURE_HANDLER
Dump out the signature construction information, with