Patchwork [6/7] Makefile: add to the release target a warning about the manual updates.

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Submitter Samuel Martin
Date March 21, 2013, 9:04 p.m.
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Permalink /patch/229844/
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Samuel Martin - March 21, 2013, 9:04 p.m.
The manual-update-lists target is not added to the dependencies of the
release target to allow editing the generated files.

Signed-off-by: Samuel Martin <>
 Makefile | 2 ++
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+)


diff --git a/Makefile b/Makefile
index c462bb1..2b25059 100644
--- a/Makefile
+++ b/Makefile
@@ -817,6 +817,8 @@  release: OUT=buildroot-$(BR2_VERSION)
 # Create release tarballs. We need to fiddle a bit to add the generated
 # documentation to the git output
+	$(warning Make sure the manual is up-to-date. To update the manual, run:)
+	$(warning $$ make manual-update-lists)
 	git archive --format=tar --prefix=$(OUT)/ master > $(OUT).tar
 	$(MAKE) O=$(OUT) manual-html manual-txt manual-pdf
 	tar rf $(OUT).tar $(OUT)