dev-manual: add missing check to yocto-check-layer section

Submitted by Robert P. J. Day on March 29, 2020, 12:11 p.m. | Patch ID: 171394


Message ID alpine.LFD.2.21.2003290809490.15604@localhost.localdomain
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Robert P. J. Day March 29, 2020, 12:11 p.m.
Add explanation of missing checks performed by yocto-check-layer, and
fix one typo.

Signed-off-by: Robert P. J. Day <>


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diff --git a/documentation/dev-manual/dev-manual-common-tasks.xml b/documentation/dev-manual/dev-manual-common-tasks.xml
index 32da79a89..333be169a 100644
--- a/documentation/dev-manual/dev-manual-common-tasks.xml
+++ b/documentation/dev-manual/dev-manual-common-tasks.xml
@@ -597,11 +597,19 @@ 
                             is in order without errors (i.e.
                             <filename>bitbake -e</filename>).
+                        <listitem><para>
+                            <filename>common.test_world</filename>:
+                            Verifies that <filename>bitbake world</filename> works.
+                            </para></listitem>
                             Tests to be sure that BSP and DISTRO layers do not
                             come with recipes that change signatures.
+                        <listitem><para>
+                            <filename>common.test_layerseries_compat</filename>:
+                            Verifies layer compatibility is set properly.
+                            </para></listitem>
                             Tests if a BSP layer has machine configurations.
@@ -611,12 +619,23 @@ 
                             Tests to ensure a BSP layer does not set the
                             machine when the layer is added.
+                        <listitem><para>
+                            <filename>bsp.test_machine_world</filename>:
+                            Verifies that <filename>bitbake world</filename>
+                            works regardless of which machine is selected.
+                            </para></listitem>
+                        <listitem><para>
+                            <filename>bsp.test_machine_signatures</filename>:
+                            Verifies that building for a particular machine
+                            affects only the signature of tasks specific to that
+                            machine.
+                            </para></listitem>
                             Tests if a DISTRO layer has distro configurations.
-                            <filename>distro.test_distro_no_set_distro</filename>:
+                            <filename>distro.test_distro_no_set_distros</filename>:
                             Tests to ensure a DISTRO layer does not set the
                             distribution when the layer is added.