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authorBill Traynor <wmat@alphatroop.com>2013-06-11 22:06:47 -0400
committerRichard Purdie <richard.purdie@linuxfoundation.org>2014-01-13 22:00:29 +0000
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user-manual-metadata: Expanded the description of recipes.
Expanded the description of recipes to make the paragraph similar in content to how recipes were described in the introduction. Signed-off-by: Bill Traynor <wmat@alphatroop.com>
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and the configuration files by describing what they are used for
and how they interact.
</para>
- <para>BitBake handles the parsing and execution of the data files.
- The data itself is of various types:
+ <para>BitBake handles parsing and execution of the data files of various
+ types:
<itemizedlist>
<listitem>
<para>
<emphasis>Recipes:</emphasis>
- Provides details about particular pieces
- of software.
+ As described in section 1.4, recipes provide details to BitBake
+ about software it is to build.
+ Details may include where and how to fetch the source code.
+ Information about the recipe itself, such as version.
+ How to compile the source code, and many other items that will
+ be described further along in this document.
</para>
</listitem>
<listitem>