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authorPaul Eggleton <>2016-05-24 16:18:52 +1200
committerRichard Purdie <>2016-05-25 07:49:53 +0100
commit1465f205c235a1688a85844ebf5259e8971038ae (patch)
parent2a76be958432a35a0de30e9a5433089a54a06cad (diff)
devtool: upgrade: clarify help text for --srcrev option
The -S / --srcrev option must be specified if fetching from a git repository, so spell that out in the help text. Signed-off-by: Paul Eggleton <> Signed-off-by: Richard Purdie <>
1 files changed, 1 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/scripts/lib/devtool/ b/scripts/lib/devtool/
index 7e6aa4278a..07a90188f3 100644
--- a/scripts/lib/devtool/
+++ b/scripts/lib/devtool/
@@ -385,7 +385,7 @@ def register_commands(subparsers, context):
parser_upgrade.add_argument('recipename', help='Name of recipe to upgrade (just name - no version, path or extension)')
parser_upgrade.add_argument('srctree', nargs='?', help='Path to where to extract the source tree. If not specified, a subdirectory of %s will be used.' % defsrctree)
parser_upgrade.add_argument('--version', '-V', help='Version to upgrade to (PV)')
- parser_upgrade.add_argument('--srcrev', '-S', help='Source revision to upgrade to (if fetching from an SCM such as git)')
+ parser_upgrade.add_argument('--srcrev', '-S', help='Source revision to upgrade to (required if fetching from an SCM such as git)')
parser_upgrade.add_argument('--srcbranch', '-B', help='Branch in source repository containing the revision to use (if fetching from an SCM such as git)')
parser_upgrade.add_argument('--branch', '-b', default="devtool", help='Name for new development branch to checkout (default "%(default)s")')
parser_upgrade.add_argument('--no-patch', action="store_true", help='Do not apply patches from the recipe to the new source code')