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authorPeter Korsgaard <jacmet@sunsite.dk>2010-06-21 21:07:12 (GMT)
committer Peter Korsgaard <jacmet@sunsite.dk>2010-06-21 21:07:12 (GMT)
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docs: Document location of .config for out-of-tree builds
Signed-off-by: Peter Korsgaard <jacmet@sunsite.dk>
-rw-r--r--docs/README2
-rw-r--r--docs/buildroot.html6
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diff --git a/docs/README b/docs/README
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--- 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 37d3876..71bd72b 100644
--- a/docs/buildroot.html
+++ b/docs/buildroot.html
@@ -281,6 +281,12 @@ or
<p>All the output files will be located under
<code>/tmp/build</code>.</p>
+ <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>