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authorScott Rifenbark <scott.m.rifenbark@intel.com>2013-10-04 15:32:17 (GMT)
committerRichard Purdie <richard.purdie@linuxfoundation.org>2013-10-08 15:30:15 (GMT)
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dev-manual: Some minor edits to Introduction chapter.
(From yocto-docs rev: a9913d41b2bdf03abd2fe84149cb48b0d89940ba) Signed-off-by: Scott Rifenbark <scott.m.rifenbark@intel.com> Signed-off-by: Richard Purdie <richard.purdie@linuxfoundation.org>
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24 set up your host development system and build an image, which you 24 set up your host development system and build an image, which you
25 find in the 25 find in the
26 <ulink url='&YOCTO_DOCS_QS_URL;'>Yocto Project Quick Start</ulink>. 26 <ulink url='&YOCTO_DOCS_QS_URL;'>Yocto Project Quick Start</ulink>.
27 <note>
28 By default, using the Yocto Project creates a Poky distribution.
29 However, you can create your own distribution by providing key
30 <link linkend='metadata'>Metadata</link>.
31 A good example is Angstrom, which has had a distribution
32 based on the Yocto Project since its inception.
33 Other examples include commercial distributions like
34 Wind River Linux, Mentor Embedded Linux, and ENEA Linux.
35 See the "<link linkend='creating-your-own-distribution'>Creating Your Own Distribution</link>"
36 section for more information.
37 </note>
38 </para> 27 </para>
39 28
40 <para> 29 <para>
@@ -43,13 +32,25 @@
43 reconfigure the kernel, and develop an application using the 32 reconfigure the kernel, and develop an application using the
44 popular <trademark class='trade'>Eclipse</trademark> IDE. 33 popular <trademark class='trade'>Eclipse</trademark> IDE.
45 </para> 34 </para>
35
36 <note>
37 By default, using the Yocto Project creates a Poky distribution.
38 However, you can create your own distribution by providing key
39 <link linkend='metadata'>Metadata</link>.
40 A good example is Angstrom, which has had a distribution
41 based on the Yocto Project since its inception.
42 Other examples include commercial distributions like
43 Wind River Linux, Mentor Embedded Linux, and ENEA Linux.
44 See the "<link linkend='creating-your-own-distribution'>Creating Your Own Distribution</link>"
45 section for more information.
46 </note>
46 </section> 47 </section>
47 48
48 <section id='what-this-manual-provides'> 49 <section id='what-this-manual-provides'>
49 <title>What This Manual Provides</title> 50 <title>What This Manual Provides</title>
50 51
51 <para> 52 <para>
52 The following list describes what you can get from this guide: 53 The following list describes what you can get from this manual:
53 <itemizedlist> 54 <itemizedlist>
54 <listitem><para>Information that lets you get set 55 <listitem><para>Information that lets you get set
55 up to develop using the Yocto Project.</para></listitem> 56 up to develop using the Yocto Project.</para></listitem>
@@ -75,17 +76,17 @@
75 <para> 76 <para>
76 This manual will not give you the following: 77 This manual will not give you the following:
77 <itemizedlist> 78 <itemizedlist>
78 <listitem><para>Step-by-step instructions if those instructions exist in other Yocto 79 <listitem><para><emphasis>Step-by-step instructions when those instructions exist in other Yocto
79 Project documentation. 80 Project documentation:</emphasis>
80 For example, the Yocto Project Application Developer's Guide contains detailed 81 For example, the Yocto Project Application Developer's Guide contains detailed
81 instructions on how to run the 82 instructions on how to run the
82 <ulink url='&YOCTO_DOCS_ADT_URL;#installing-the-adt'>Installing the ADT and Toolchains</ulink>, 83 <ulink url='&YOCTO_DOCS_ADT_URL;#installing-the-adt'>ADT Installer</ulink>,
83 which is used to set up a cross-development environment.</para></listitem> 84 which is used to set up a cross-development environment.</para></listitem>
84 <listitem><para>Reference material. 85 <listitem><para><emphasis>Reference material:</emphasis>
85 This type of material resides in an appropriate reference manual. 86 This type of material resides in an appropriate reference manual.
86 For example, system variables are documented in the 87 For example, system variables are documented in the
87 <ulink url='&YOCTO_DOCS_REF_URL;'>Yocto Project Reference Manual</ulink>.</para></listitem> 88 <ulink url='&YOCTO_DOCS_REF_URL;'>Yocto Project Reference Manual</ulink>.</para></listitem>
88 <listitem><para>Detailed public information that is not specific to the Yocto Project. 89 <listitem><para><emphasis>Detailed public information that is not specific to the Yocto Project:</emphasis>
89 For example, exhaustive information on how to use Git is covered better through the 90 For example, exhaustive information on how to use Git is covered better through the
90 Internet than in this manual.</para></listitem> 91 Internet than in this manual.</para></listitem>
91 </itemizedlist> 92 </itemizedlist>
@@ -109,7 +110,8 @@
109 with the Yocto Project and quickly begin building an image.</para></listitem> 110 with the Yocto Project and quickly begin building an image.</para></listitem>
110 <listitem><para><emphasis> 111 <listitem><para><emphasis>
111 <ulink url='&YOCTO_DOCS_REF_URL;'>Yocto Project Reference Manual</ulink>:</emphasis> This manual is a reference 112 <ulink url='&YOCTO_DOCS_REF_URL;'>Yocto Project Reference Manual</ulink>:</emphasis> This manual is a reference
112 guide to the OpenEmbedded build system known as "Poky." 113 guide to the OpenEmbedded build system, which is based on BitBake.
114 The build system is sometimes referred to as "Poky".
113 </para></listitem> 115 </para></listitem>
114 <listitem><para><emphasis> 116 <listitem><para><emphasis>
115 <ulink url='&YOCTO_DOCS_ADT_URL;'>Yocto Project Application Developer's Guide</ulink>:</emphasis> 117 <ulink url='&YOCTO_DOCS_ADT_URL;'>Yocto Project Application Developer's Guide</ulink>:</emphasis>