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authorScott Rifenbark <srifenbark@gmail.com>2016-04-15 09:14:12 -0700
committerRichard Purdie <richard.purdie@linuxfoundation.org>2016-04-18 16:20:50 +0100
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bitbake: bitbake-user-manual: Updated "Conditional Metadata" section
Added information about using lower-case characters and no underscore characters when using OVERRIDES. (Bitbake rev: 4397a023f8bf738913d71a38b3e06503207311e2) Signed-off-by: Scott Rifenbark <srifenbark@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: Richard Purdie <richard.purdie@linuxfoundation.org>
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diff --git a/bitbake/doc/bitbake-user-manual/bitbake-user-manual-metadata.xml b/bitbake/doc/bitbake-user-manual/bitbake-user-manual-metadata.xml
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--- a/bitbake/doc/bitbake-user-manual/bitbake-user-manual-metadata.xml
+++ b/bitbake/doc/bitbake-user-manual/bitbake-user-manual-metadata.xml
@@ -379,6 +379,12 @@
You can use <filename>OVERRIDES</filename> to conditionally select
a specific version of a variable and to conditionally
append or prepend the value of a variable.
+ <note>
+ Overrides can only use lower-case characters.
+ Additionally, underscores are not permitted in override names
+ as they are used to separate overrides from each other and
+ from the variable name.
+ </note>
<itemizedlist>
<listitem><para><emphasis>Selecting a Variable:</emphasis>
The <filename>OVERRIDES</filename> variable is