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authorGerald Britton <gbritton@doomcom.org>2004-06-24 01:40:54 +0000
committerGerald Britton <gbritton@doomcom.org>2004-06-24 01:40:54 +0000
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add section discussing not using ~ and the need for absoulte paths.
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# then EDIT IT. Fixup any paths to point to the correct locations, and
# setup the target specifications appropriately.
+# ** READ THIS CAREFULLY **
+#
+# NOTE: Do NOT use ~ in your paths, OE does NOT expand ~ for you. If you
+# must have paths relative to your homedir use ${HOME} (note the {}'s there
+# you MUST have them for the variable expansion to be done by OE). Your
+# paths should all be absolute paths (They should all start with a / after
+# expansion. Stuff like starting with ${HOME} or ${TOPDIR} is ok).
+#
+# ** READ THIS CAREFULLY **
+
# Once you have done that, you will want to cd into your build environment
# (${HOME}/oe/build/ in this example), then run "oemake targets..." This
# will build into ${TMPDIR} which defaults to ${TOPDIR}/tmp (${TOPDIR} is