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authorGravatar Yann E. MORIN <yann.morin.1998@free.fr>2015-03-14 15:25:18 +0100
committerGravatar Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@free-electrons.com>2015-04-09 22:48:21 +0200
commit677c4b5f9763e6d3380b9f149de36a674b559eda (patch)
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docs/manual: add _PATCH_DEPENDENCIES
Signed-off-by: "Yann E. MORIN" <yann.morin.1998@free.fr> Cc: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@free-electrons.com> Reviewed-by: Romain Naour <romain.naour@openwide.fr> Signed-off-by: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@free-electrons.com>
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diff --git a/docs/manual/adding-packages-generic.txt b/docs/manual/adding-packages-generic.txt
index 1aa6def85d..8cf6bb6c4e 100644
--- a/docs/manual/adding-packages-generic.txt
+++ b/docs/manual/adding-packages-generic.txt
@@ -308,6 +308,15 @@ information is (assuming the package name is +libfoo+) :
a similar way, +HOST_LIBFOO_DEPENDENCIES+ lists the dependencies for
the current host package.
+* +LIBFOO_PATCH_DEPENDENCIES+ lists the dependencies (in terms of
+ package name) that are required for the current package to be
+ patched. These dependencies are guaranteed to be extracted and
+ patched before the current package is patched. In a similar way,
+ +HOST_LIBFOO_PATCH_DEPENDENCIES+ lists the dependencies for the
+ current host package.
+ This is seldom used; usually, +LIBFOO_DEPENDENCIES+ is what you
+ really want to use.
* +LIBFOO_PROVIDES+ lists all the virtual packages +libfoo+ is an
implementation of. See xref:virtual-package-tutorial[].