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authorRobert P. J. Day <>2014-08-04 13:49:09 +0300
committerRichard Purdie <>2014-08-12 13:50:30 +0100
commit0467e3addf9485d5844dd2be6696250d777788f2 (patch)
parent93f0d03a8dc0b7071a324495277a4fe6d908b7da (diff)
dev-manual: Minor edits via patch to "common tasks" chapter.
(From yocto-docs rev: b1516fb6e6d40e7668ca5a4d5804d1a09c7ed6f8) Signed-off-by: Scott Rifenbark <> Signed-off-by: Richard Purdie <>
1 files changed, 14 insertions, 10 deletions
diff --git a/documentation/dev-manual/dev-manual-common-tasks.xml b/documentation/dev-manual/dev-manual-common-tasks.xml
index a373f92090..e5c1649f57 100644
--- a/documentation/dev-manual/dev-manual-common-tasks.xml
+++ b/documentation/dev-manual/dev-manual-common-tasks.xml
@@ -5104,7 +5104,7 @@ Gateways via their Web Interfaces</ulink>"</emphasis>
security problems.
- Pay particular attention to to the security for
+ Pay particular attention to the security for
any web-based administration interface.
<para>Web interfaces typically need to perform
@@ -5182,7 +5182,7 @@ Gateways via their Web Interfaces</ulink>"</emphasis>
Use the following line in your
<filename>local.conf</filename> file or in your custom
distribution configuration file to enable the security
- compiler and linker flags to your build:
+ compiler and linker flags for your build:
<literallayout class='monospaced'>
require conf/distro/include/
@@ -5197,15 +5197,19 @@ Gateways via their Web Interfaces</ulink>"</emphasis>
OpenEmbedded build system to make your images more secure:
- Ensure "debug-tweaks" is not listed with
+ Ensure "debug-tweaks" is not one of your selected
<ulink url='&YOCTO_DOCS_REF_URL;#var-IMAGE_FEATURES'><filename>IMAGE_FEATURES</filename></ulink>.
- The default is to enable "debug-tweaks" by adding it
- to
- <ulink url='&YOCTO_DOCS_REF_URL;#var-EXTRA_IMAGE_FEATURES'><filename>EXTRA_IMAGE_FEATURES</filename></ulink>
- in <filename>local.conf</filename>.
- However, you should comment out the variable or be
- sure that it does not have "debug-tweaks" before
- producing your final image.
+ When creating a new project, the default is to provide you
+ with an initial <filename>local.conf</filename> file that
+ enables this feature using the
+ <ulink url='&YOCTO_DOCS_REF_URL;#var-EXTRA_IMAGE_FEATURES'><filename>EXTRA_IMAGE_FEATURES</filename></ulink> variable with the line:
+ <literallayout class='monospaced'>
+ EXTRA_IMAGE_FEATURES = "debug-tweaks"
+ </literallayout>
+ To disable that feature, simply comment out that line in your
+ <filename>local.conf</filename> file, or
+ make sure <filename>IMAGE_FEATURES</filename> does not contain
+ "debug-tweaks" before producing your final image.
Among other things, leaving this in place sets the
root password as blank, which makes logging in for
debugging or inspection easy during