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authorGravatar Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@free-electrons.com>2018-03-23 22:48:15 +0100
committerGravatar Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@bootlin.com>2018-04-01 16:30:37 +0200
commitb8c16d9c4f9d19236f6919edee60e6acd2871e38 (patch)
tree3a10453f67efabd6d611dba4d12b41382315e1a6 /docs
parent0534da0f9fe4ace9dccd30e47c620532c9affb29 (diff)
docs/manual: update the documentation about test-pkg
Signed-off-by: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@free-electrons.com> Acked-by: "Yann E. MORIN" <yann.morin.1998@free.fr> Signed-off-by: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@bootlin.com>
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diff --git a/docs/manual/adding-packages-tips.txt b/docs/manual/adding-packages-tips.txt
index 19577fa821..f37f9874e7 100644
--- a/docs/manual/adding-packages-tips.txt
+++ b/docs/manual/adding-packages-tips.txt
@@ -77,9 +77,14 @@ and what package to test:
$ ./utils/test-pkg -c libcurl.config -p libcurl
-This will try to build your package against all the toolchains used
-by the autobuilders (except for the internal toolchains, because it takes
-too long to do so). The output lists all toolchains and the corresponding
+By default, +test-pkg+ will build your package against a subset of the
+toolchains used by the autobuilders, which has been selected by the
+Buildroot developers as being the most useful and representative
+subset. If you want to test all toolchains, pass the +-a+ option. Note
+that in any case, internal toolchains are excluded as they take too
+long to build.
+The output lists all toolchains that are tested and the corresponding
result (excerpt, results are fake):