[Buildroot] [PATCH 6/8] documentation: Reword introduction about external toolchains

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com
Wed Nov 24 14:38:40 UTC 2010


Signed-off-by: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com>
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 docs/buildroot.html |   23 ++++++++++++++++-------
 1 files changed, 16 insertions(+), 7 deletions(-)

diff --git a/docs/buildroot.html b/docs/buildroot.html
index 9ea0374..a7dd8d6 100644
--- a/docs/buildroot.html
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@@ -715,13 +715,22 @@ endif
 
     <h2 id="external_toolchain">Using an external toolchain</h2>
 
-    <p>It might be useful not to use the toolchain generated by
-    Buildroot, for example if you already have a toolchain that is known
-    to work for your specific CPU, or if the toolchain generation feature
-    of Buildroot is not sufficiently flexible for you (for example if you
-    need to generate a system with <i>glibc</i> instead of
-    <i>uClibc</i>). Buildroot supports using an <i>external
-    toolchain</i>.</p>
+    <p>It might be useful not to use an already existing toolchain,
+    for different reasons:</p>
+
+    <ul>
+      <li>you already have a toolchain that is known to work for your
+	specific CPU</li>
+      <li>you want to speed up the Buildroot build process by skipping
+      the long toolchain build part</li>
+      <li>the toolchain generation feature of Buildroot is not
+	sufficiently flexible for you (for example if you need to
+	generate a system with <i>glibc</i> instead of
+	<i>uClibc</i>)</li>
+    </ul>
+
+    <p>Buildroot supports using existing toolchains through a
+    mechanism called <i>external toolchain</i>.</p>
 
     <p>To enable the use of an external toolchain, go to the
     <code>Toolchain</code> menu, and :</p>
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