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authorScott Rifenbark <>2016-04-15 09:20:19 -0700
committerRichard Purdie <>2016-04-18 16:20:50 +0100
commit0262bc51cdad5e88b14bdce634fe08ab4401de8b (patch)
parent890ccd34b1cf4011c2d3464967944d549e567cf3 (diff)
bitbake: bitbake-user-manual: Updated the 'bitbake -h' output example.
(Bitbake rev: 4ca651d32d9e5fbf7f932b4167804905969f4c3a) Signed-off-by: Scott Rifenbark <> Signed-off-by: Richard Purdie <>
1 files changed, 9 insertions, 3 deletions
diff --git a/bitbake/doc/bitbake-user-manual/bitbake-user-manual-intro.xml b/bitbake/doc/bitbake-user-manual/bitbake-user-manual-intro.xml
index 2188655de3..7a37edd509 100644
--- a/bitbake/doc/bitbake-user-manual/bitbake-user-manual-intro.xml
+++ b/bitbake/doc/bitbake-user-manual/bitbake-user-manual-intro.xml
@@ -471,7 +471,7 @@
Following is the usage and syntax for BitBake:
<literallayout class='monospaced'>
$ bitbake -h
- Usage: bitbake [options] [recipename/target ...]
+ Usage: bitbake [options] [recipename/target recipe:do_task ...]
Executes the specified task (default is 'build') for a given set of target recipes (.bb files).
It is assumed there is a conf/bblayers.conf available in cwd or in BBPATH which
@@ -529,9 +529,11 @@
Show debug logging for the specified logging domains
-P, --profile Profile the command and save reports.
- -u UI, --ui=UI The user interface to use (e.g. knotty, hob, depexp).
+ -u UI, --ui=UI The user interface to use (depexp, goggle, hob, knotty
+ or ncurses - default knotty).
- Choose which server to use, process or xmlrpc.
+ Choose which server type to use (process or xmlrpc -
+ default process).
--token=XMLRPCTOKEN Specify the connection token to be used when
connecting to a remote server.
--revisions-changed Set the exit code depending on whether upstream
@@ -546,6 +548,10 @@
-m, --kill-server Terminate the remote server.
--observe-only Connect to a server as an observing-only client.
--status-only Check the status of the remote bitbake server.
+ Writes the event log of the build to a bitbake event
+ json file. Use '' (empty string) to assign the name
+ automatically.