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authorScott Rifenbark <>2013-03-26 17:50:11 (GMT)
committerRichard Purdie <>2013-04-04 13:12:50 (GMT)
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ref-manual: rewrite of the "Variables" section.
this was really old text and had not been touched since the original poky handbook days. It was terrible. (From yocto-docs rev: 4f3efdbf2920f7d3f2d0d0526d08340c6204856a) Signed-off-by: Scott Rifenbark <> Signed-off-by: Richard Purdie <>
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278 <section id='usingpoky-debugging-variables'> 278 <section id='usingpoky-debugging-variables'>
279 <title>Variables</title> 279 <title>Variables</title>
280 <para> 280 <para>
281 The <filename>-e</filename> option dumps the resulting environment for 281 You can use the <filename>-e</filename> BitBake option to
282 either the configuration (no package specified) or for a 282 display the resulting environment for a configuration
283 specific package when specified; or <filename>-b recipename</filename> 283 when you do not specify a package or for a specific package when
284 to show the environment from parsing a single recipe file only. 284 you do specify the package.
285 If you want to show the environment resulting from parsing a single
286 recipe, use the <filename>-b recipename</filename> form.
285 </para> 287 </para>
286 </section> 288 </section>
287 289