[Buildroot] [PATCH v2 3/3] docs/manual: update the documentation about test-pkg

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at bootlin.com
Fri Mar 23 21:48:15 UTC 2018

From: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com>

Signed-off-by: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com>
 docs/manual/adding-packages-tips.txt | 11 ++++++++---
 1 file changed, 8 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/docs/manual/adding-packages-tips.txt b/docs/manual/adding-packages-tips.txt
index 19577fa821..f37f9874e7 100644
--- a/docs/manual/adding-packages-tips.txt
+++ b/docs/manual/adding-packages-tips.txt
@@ -77,9 +77,14 @@ and what package to test:
 $ ./utils/test-pkg -c libcurl.config -p libcurl
-This will try to build your package against all the toolchains used
-by the autobuilders (except for the internal toolchains, because it takes
-too long to do so). The output lists all toolchains and the corresponding
+By default, +test-pkg+ will build your package against a subset of the
+toolchains used by the autobuilders, which has been selected by the
+Buildroot developers as being the most useful and representative
+subset. If you want to test all toolchains, pass the +-a+ option. Note
+that in any case, internal toolchains are excluded as they take too
+long to build.
+The output lists all toolchains that are tested and the corresponding
 result (excerpt, results are fake):

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