[Buildroot] [PATCH 2/5 v2] docs/manual: add _PATCH_DEPENDENCIES

Yann E. MORIN yann.morin.1998 at free.fr
Sat Mar 14 14:25:18 UTC 2015


Signed-off-by: "Yann E. MORIN" <yann.morin.1998 at free.fr>
Cc: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com>
---
 docs/manual/adding-packages-generic.txt | 9 +++++++++
 1 file changed, 9 insertions(+)

diff --git a/docs/manual/adding-packages-generic.txt b/docs/manual/adding-packages-generic.txt
index 6150bf7..adf4ddf 100644
--- a/docs/manual/adding-packages-generic.txt
+++ b/docs/manual/adding-packages-generic.txt
@@ -304,6 +304,15 @@ information is (assuming the package name is +libfoo+) :
   a similar way, +HOST_LIBFOO_DEPENDENCIES+ lists the dependencies for
   the current host package.
 
+* +LIBFOO_PATCH_DEPENDENCIES+ lists the dependencies (in terms of
+  package name) that are required for the current package to be
+  patched. These dependencies are guaranteed to be extracted and
+  patched before the current package is patched. In a similar way,
+  +HOST_LIBFOO_PATCH_DEPENDENCIES+ lists the dependencies for the
+  current host package.
+  This is seldom used; usually, +LIBFOO_DEPENDENCIES+ is what you
+  really want to use.
+
 * +LIBFOO_PROVIDES+ lists all the virtual packages +libfoo+ is an
   implementation of. See xref:virtual-package-tutorial[].
 
-- 
1.9.1



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