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authorPeter Korsgaard <>2010-09-27 20:26:15 (GMT)
committer Peter Korsgaard <>2010-09-27 20:34:11 (GMT)
commit1110062e465354fdee9ee887024f4a58783533c6 (patch)
parent677ae6f6a5554d9ce1162bb472c489df41ca2c8e (diff)
docs/buildroot.html: document Makefile wrapper in output dir
For out-of-tree builds. Signed-off-by: Peter Korsgaard <>
1 files changed, 16 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/docs/buildroot.html b/docs/buildroot.html
index edb75b1..b7a8641 100644
--- a/docs/buildroot.html
+++ b/docs/buildroot.html
@@ -278,15 +278,30 @@ or
$ make O=/tmp/build
+ <p>Or:</p>
+ $ cd /tmp/build; make O=$PWD -C path/to/buildroot
<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
+ <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>
+ <p>For ease of use, Buildroot generates a Makefile wrapper in the
+ output directory - So after the first run, you no longer need to
+ pass <code>O=..</code> and <code>-C ..</code>, simply run (in the
+ output directory):</p>
+ $ make &lt;target&gt;
<h3><a name="environment_variables" id="environment_variables"></a>
Environment variables</h3>