[Buildroot] [PATCH 3/3] docs/manual: Document ERLANG_FOOBAR_KEEP_DEPENDENCIES in rebar infra

Johan Oudinet johan.oudinet at gmail.com
Wed Dec 5 16:06:18 UTC 2018


Signed-off-by: Johan Oudinet <johan.oudinet at gmail.com>
---
 docs/manual/adding-packages-rebar.txt | 6 ++++++
 1 file changed, 6 insertions(+)

diff --git a/docs/manual/adding-packages-rebar.txt b/docs/manual/adding-packages-rebar.txt
index be9ede0113..d78b3171d8 100644
--- a/docs/manual/adding-packages-rebar.txt
+++ b/docs/manual/adding-packages-rebar.txt
@@ -86,6 +86,12 @@ If the package bundles a _rebar_ utility, but can use the generic
 * +ERLANG_FOOBAR_REBAR_ENV+, to specify additional environment
   variables to pass to the _rebar_ utility.
 
+* +ERLANG_FOOBAR_KEEP_DEPENDENCIES+, to keep the dependencies
+  described in the rebar.config file. Valid values are +YES+ or +NO+
+  (the default). Unless this variable is set to +YES+, the _rebar_
+  infrastructure removes such dependencies in a post-patch hook to
+  ensure rebar does not download nor compile them.
+
 With the rebar infrastructure, all the steps required to build
 and install the packages are already defined, and they generally work
 well for most rebar-based packages. However, when required, it is
-- 
2.17.1



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