[3/4] overview-manual: Document the basics of WSL and create a link to the build host setup process

Submitted by Alejandro Hernandez Samaniego on March 30, 2020, 5:42 a.m. | Patch ID: 171419

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Message ID 20200330054251.11134-3-alhe@linux.microsoft.com
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Alejandro Hernandez Samaniego March 30, 2020, 5:42 a.m.
Signed-off-by: Alejandro Hernandez Samaniego <alejandro@enedino.org>
Signed-off-by: Alejandro Hernandez Samaniego <alhe@linux.microsoft.com>
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 .../overview-manual-yp-intro.xml               | 18 ++++++++++++++++++
 1 file changed, 18 insertions(+)

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diff --git a/documentation/overview-manual/overview-manual-yp-intro.xml b/documentation/overview-manual/overview-manual-yp-intro.xml
index 30a8ff3320..40ce7e33bb 100644
--- a/documentation/overview-manual/overview-manual-yp-intro.xml
+++ b/documentation/overview-manual/overview-manual-yp-intro.xml
@@ -907,6 +907,24 @@ 
                     "<ulink url='&YOCTO_DOCS_DEV_URL;#setting-up-to-use-crops'>Setting Up to Use CROss PlatformS (CROPS)</ulink>"
                     section in the Yocto Project Development Tasks Manual.
                     </para></listitem>
+                <listitem><para>
+                    <emphasis>Windows Subsystem For Linux (WSLv2):</emphasis>
+                    You may use Windows Subsystem For Linux v2 to set up a build
+                    host using Windows 10.
+                    <note>
+                      The Yocto Project is not compatible with WSLv1, it is
+                      compatible but not officially supported nor validated
+                      with WSLv2, if you still decide to use WSL please upgrade
+                      to WSLv2.
+                    </note>
+                    The Windows Subsystem For Linux allows Windows 10 to run a real
+                    Linux kernel inside of a lightweight utility virtual
+                    machine (VM) using virtualization technology.</para>
+                    <para>For information on how to set up a Build Host with
+                    WSLv2, see the
+                    "<ulink url='&YOCTO_DOCS_DEV_URL;#setting-up-to-use-wsl'>Setting Up to Use Windows Subsystem For Linux</ulink>"
+                    section in the Yocto Project Development Tasks Manual.
+                    </para></listitem>
                 <listitem><para>
                     <emphasis>Toaster:</emphasis>
                     Regardless of what your Build Host is running, you can