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authorThomas De Schampheleire <patrickdepinguin@gmail.com>2013-12-19 20:13:02 (GMT)
committer Peter Korsgaard <peter@korsgaard.com>2013-12-19 20:54:36 (GMT)
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manual: explain format of comment about udev /dev management dependency
Signed-off-by: Thomas De Schampheleire <thomas.de.schampheleire@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: Peter Korsgaard <peter@korsgaard.com>
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diff --git a/docs/manual/adding-packages-directory.txt b/docs/manual/adding-packages-directory.txt
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--- a/docs/manual/adding-packages-directory.txt
+++ b/docs/manual/adding-packages-directory.txt
@@ -270,6 +270,23 @@ kernel, use this format:
foo needs a toolchain w/ featA, featB, featC and a Linux kernel to be built
--------------------------
+Dependencies on udev /dev management
+^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
+If a package needs udev /dev management, it should depend on symbol
++BR2_ROOTFS_DEVICE_CREATION_DYNAMIC_UDEV+, and the following comment
+should be added:
+
+--------------------------
+foo needs udev /dev management
+--------------------------
+
+If there is a dependency on both toolchain options and udev /dev
+management, use this format:
+
+--------------------------
+foo needs udev /dev management and a toolchain w/ featA, featB, featC
+--------------------------
+
The +.mk+ file
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
[[adding-packages-mk]]