Patchwork [PATCHv3,for-2012.11,5/5] manual: restructure 'Adding packages' chapter

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Submitter Arnout Vandecappelle
Date Nov. 27, 2012, 9:59 p.m.
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Arnout Vandecappelle - Nov. 27, 2012, 9:59 p.m.
From: "Arnout Vandecappelle (Essensium/Mind)" <>

The depends-on-vs-select part of the manual really deserves its own
section title (especially because it is referred to and the xref gets
a 'sinpara' in PDF if the section doesn't have a title). So restructure
the surrounding sections to reduce the section nesting depth.

Signed-off-by: Arnout Vandecappelle (Essensium/Mind) <>
Acked-by: Samuel Martin <>
 docs/manual/adding-packages-directory.txt |    7 +++++--
 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)


diff --git a/docs/manual/adding-packages-directory.txt b/docs/manual/adding-packages-directory.txt
index 5903ed1..5d17aac 100644
--- a/docs/manual/adding-packages-directory.txt
+++ b/docs/manual/adding-packages-directory.txt
@@ -11,11 +11,11 @@  Some packages have been grouped by topic in a sub-directory:
 one of these categories, then create your package directory in these.
 New subdirectories are discouraged, however. file
 Then, create a file named This file will contain the
 option descriptions related to our +libfoo+ software that will be used
 and displayed in the configuration tool. It should basically contain:
@@ -49,10 +49,13 @@  supposed to contain anything but the 'bare' name of the package.
 source "package/libfoo/"
+Choosing +depends on+ or +select+
 The file of your package must also ensure that
 dependencies are enabled. Typically, Buildroot uses the following
 * Use a +select+ type of dependency for dependencies on
@@ -162,11 +165,11 @@  package.
 Further formatting details: see xref:writing-rules-config-in[the
 coding style].
 The file
 Finally, here's the hardest part. Create a file named It
 describes how the package should be downloaded, configured, built,
 installed, etc.