[Buildroot] [git commit master 1/1] documentation: clarify Buildroot steps

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com
Wed Nov 24 15:40:28 UTC 2010

commit: http://git.buildroot.net/buildroot/commit/?id=0d2804011b3ac9f1b204bec654a6effeb9e990e1
branch: http://git.buildroot.net/buildroot/commit/?id=refs/heads/master

Signed-off-by: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com>
 docs/buildroot.html |   11 +++++------
 1 files changed, 5 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)

diff --git a/docs/buildroot.html b/docs/buildroot.html
index 0a0114a..0b87bff 100644
--- a/docs/buildroot.html
+++ b/docs/buildroot.html
@@ -185,15 +185,14 @@
     <p>This command will generally perform the following steps:</p>
       <li>Download source files (as required)</li>
-      <li>Configure cross-compile toolchain</li>
-      <li>Build/install cross-compile toolchain</li>
+      <li>Configure, build and install the cross-compiling toolchain
+      if an internal toolchain is used, or import a toolchain if an
+      external toolchain is used</li>
       <li>Build/install selected target packages</li>
-      <li>Build a kernel image</li>
+      <li>Build a kernel image, if selected</li>
+      <li>Build a bootloader image, if selected</li>
       <li>Create a root filesystem in selected formats</li>
-    <p>Some of the above steps might not be performed if they are not
-    selected in the Buildroot configuration.
-   </p>
     <p>Buildroot output is stored in a single directory, <code>output/</code>.
     This directory contains several subdirectories:</p>

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