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authorGravatar Gary Bisson <gary.bisson@boundarydevices.com>2016-08-09 15:33:04 +0200
committerGravatar Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@free-electrons.com>2016-08-09 15:45:32 +0200
commitfe7babeeb0a2be4a29bfbae275e0dd8fe972c711 (patch)
tree6dd2ede624891694cf08ea4fcc38eac171111d5d /docs
parent87a49fbacea53f8ca199c90bb4bdde01d4406a95 (diff)
docs/manual: fix patch naming convention
Otherwise conflicts with the naming convention from previous section. Signed-off-by: Gary Bisson <gary.bisson@boundarydevices.com> Signed-off-by: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@free-electrons.com>
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1 files changed, 4 insertions, 4 deletions
diff --git a/docs/manual/patch-policy.txt b/docs/manual/patch-policy.txt
index 5a1fe4f46e..e1df8b003f 100644
--- a/docs/manual/patch-policy.txt
+++ b/docs/manual/patch-policy.txt
@@ -73,12 +73,12 @@ details.
* If a +series+ file exists in the package directory, then patches are
applied according to the +series+ file;
-* Otherwise, patch files matching +<packagename>-*.patch+
- are applied in alphabetical order.
+* Otherwise, patch files matching +*.patch+ are applied in alphabetical
+ order.
So, to ensure they are applied in the right order, it is highly
recommended to name the patch files like this:
- +<packagename>-<number>-<description>.patch+, where +<number>+
- refers to the 'apply order'.
+ +<number>-<description>.patch+, where +<number>+ refers to the
+ 'apply order'.
. If +BR2_GLOBAL_PATCH_DIR+ is defined, the directories will be
enumerated in the order they are specified. The patches are applied