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authorGravatar Peter Korsgaard <jacmet@sunsite.dk>2010-06-21 23:07:12 +0200
committerGravatar Peter Korsgaard <jacmet@sunsite.dk>2010-06-21 23:07:12 +0200
commitcd7459b4eef742069f7796c4dfceed8facbfab68 (patch)
treecadc2e850914f9d53c82fb814f7e63ba0e88fe26 /docs
parentf63440cc43af946c8ff4de0b07849918d01feb43 (diff)
docs: Document location of .config for out-of-tree builds
Signed-off-by: Peter Korsgaard <jacmet@sunsite.dk>
Diffstat (limited to 'docs')
2 files changed, 7 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/docs/README b/docs/README
index 022936b69e..c330a606bb 100644
--- a/docs/README
+++ b/docs/README
@@ -35,7 +35,7 @@ make command line, E.G.:
$ make O=/tmp/build
-And all the output files will be located under /tmp/build.
+And all the output files (including .config) will be located under /tmp/build.
More finegrained configuration:
diff --git a/docs/buildroot.html b/docs/buildroot.html
index 37d3876276..71bd72b601 100644
--- a/docs/buildroot.html
+++ b/docs/buildroot.html
@@ -281,6 +281,12 @@ or
<p>All the output files will be located under
+ <p>When using out-of-tree builds, the Buildroot
+ <code>.config</code> and temporary files are also stored in the
+ output directory. This means that you can safely run multiple
+ builds in parallel using the same source tree as long as they use
+ unique output directories.</p>
<h3><a name="environment_variables" id="environment_variables"></a>
Environment variables</h3>