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authorScott Rifenbark <srifenbark@gmail.com>2016-02-05 15:16:56 -0800
committerRichard Purdie <richard.purdie@linuxfoundation.org>2016-03-03 17:40:10 +0000
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dev-manual: Updated section on adding license text.
Fixes [YOCTO #8634] I updated the "Providing License Text" section to include some verbiage on the new CREATE_LICENSE_PACKAGE variable. (From yocto-docs rev: db2155875dd741000e5f67253486580bba70584f) Signed-off-by: Scott Rifenbark <srifenbark@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: Richard Purdie <richard.purdie@linuxfoundation.org>
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index b94df4e580..0f006c790d 100644
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+++ b/documentation/dev-manual/dev-manual-common-tasks.xml
@@ -9972,16 +9972,29 @@
<literallayout class='monospaced'>
COPY_LIC_MANIFEST = "1"
COPY_LIC_DIRS = "1"
+ LICENSE_CREATE_PACKAGE = "1"
</literallayout>
Adding these statements to the configuration file ensures
that the licenses collected during package generation
are included on your image.
+ </para>
+
+ <para>
As the source archiver has already archived the original
unmodified source that contains the license files,
you would have already met the requirements for inclusion
of the license information with source as defined by the GPL
and other open source licenses.
</para>
+
+ <para>
+ See the
+ <ulink url='&YOCTO_DOCS_REF_URL;#var-LICENSE_CREATE_PACKAGE'><filename>LICENSE_CREATE_PACKAGE</filename></ulink>,
+ <ulink url='&YOCTO_DOCS_REF_URL;#var-COPY_LIC_DIRS'><filename>COPY_LIC_DIRS</filename></ulink>,
+ and
+ <ulink url='&YOCTO_DOCS_REF_URL;#var-COPY_LIC_MANIFEST'><filename>COPY_LIC_MANIFEST</filename></ulink>
+ variable descriptions for more information.
+ </para>
</section>
<section id='providing-compilation-scripts-and-source-code-modifications'>