Patchwork [2/7] docs/manual: Slightly improve the introduction

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Submitter Thomas Petazzoni
Date Dec. 29, 2012, 2:42 p.m.
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Commit 26bc50075dcb9e34c62fa198c32caaae868ee130
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Thomas Petazzoni - Dec. 29, 2012, 2:42 p.m.
Signed-off-by: Thomas Petazzoni <>
 docs/manual/introduction.txt |   15 ++++++++++-----
 1 file changed, 10 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)
Samuel Martin - Dec. 29, 2012, 9:23 p.m.
Hi Thomas, all,

2012/12/29 Thomas Petazzoni <>:
> Signed-off-by: Thomas Petazzoni <>
Acked-by: Samuel Martin <>



diff --git a/docs/manual/introduction.txt b/docs/manual/introduction.txt
index 9353f8c..a567cec 100644
--- a/docs/manual/introduction.txt
+++ b/docs/manual/introduction.txt
@@ -3,11 +3,16 @@ 
 About Buildroot
-Buildroot provides a full-featured environment for cross-development.
-Buildroot is able to generate a cross-compilation toolchain, a root
-filesystem, a Linux kernel image and a bootloader for your target.
-Buildroot can be used for any combination of these options,
+Buildroot is a tool that simplifies and automates the process of
+building a complete Linux system for an embedded system, using
+In order to achieve this, Buildroot is able to generate a
+cross-compilation toolchain, a root filesystem, a Linux kernel image
+and a bootloader for your target. Buildroot can be used for any
+combination of these options, independently (you can for example use
+an existing cross-compilation toolchain, and build only your root
+filesystem with Buildroot).
 Buildroot is useful mainly for people working with embedded systems.
 Embedded systems often use processors that are not the regular x86