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authorScott Rifenbark <scott.m.rifenbark@intel.com>2014-08-05 13:51:50 +0300
committerRichard Purdie <richard.purdie@linuxfoundation.org>2014-08-12 13:50:30 +0100
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dev-manual: Minor edits to the section to add binaries to an image.
Review edits from Paul. (From yocto-docs rev: 088410d607418531d6ab8a40fdc9d77495b132c9) Signed-off-by: Scott Rifenbark <scott.m.rifenbark@intel.com> Signed-off-by: Richard Purdie <richard.purdie@linuxfoundation.org>
-rw-r--r--documentation/dev-manual/dev-manual-common-tasks.xml6
1 files changed, 5 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/documentation/dev-manual/dev-manual-common-tasks.xml b/documentation/dev-manual/dev-manual-common-tasks.xml
index 0218dc59fd..d19e94eb9d 100644
--- a/documentation/dev-manual/dev-manual-common-tasks.xml
+++ b/documentation/dev-manual/dev-manual-common-tasks.xml
@@ -2949,6 +2949,10 @@
<ulink url='&YOCTO_DOCS_REF_URL;#ref-tasks-install'><filename>do_install</filename></ulink>
task, which effectively copies all files from
<filename>${S}</filename> to <filename>${D}</filename>.
+ The <filename>bin_package</filename> class works well when
+ the files extracted into <filename>${S}</filename> are
+ already laid out in the way they should be laid out
+ on the target.
For more information on these variables, see the
<ulink url='&YOCTO_DOCS_REF_URL;#var-FILES'><filename>FILES</filename></ulink>,
<ulink url='&YOCTO_DOCS_REF_URL;#var-PN'><filename>PN</filename></ulink>,
@@ -2973,7 +2977,7 @@
Alternatively, you can make these tasks an empty
function.
</para></listitem>
- <listitem><para>make sure your
+ <listitem><para>Make sure your
<filename>do_install</filename> task installs the
binaries appropriately.
</para></listitem>