[bitbake-devel,dunfell,1.46,3/6] doc: Clarify how task dependencies relate to RDEPENDS

Submitted by Steve Sakoman on June 2, 2020, 12:39 a.m. | Patch ID: 173157


Message ID e4695176ffdc5eb959f71a08f77ff6a8e028ffa9.1591058197.git.steve@sakoman.com
State New
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Steve Sakoman June 2, 2020, 12:39 a.m.
From: Jacob Kroon <jacob.kroon@gmail.com>

Clarify that BitBake knows how to map entries defined in the runtime
dependency namespace back to build-time dependencies (recipes) in
which tasks are defined.

Signed-off-by: Jacob Kroon <jacob.kroon@gmail.com>
Signed-off-by: Richard Purdie <richard.purdie@linuxfoundation.org>
(cherry picked from commit caf422435ad64aacbdab8a94da3115599dd0938b)
Signed-off-by: Steve Sakoman <steve@sakoman.com>
 doc/bitbake-user-manual/bitbake-user-manual-metadata.xml | 3 +++
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+)

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diff --git a/doc/bitbake-user-manual/bitbake-user-manual-metadata.xml b/doc/bitbake-user-manual/bitbake-user-manual-metadata.xml
index 10b58835..95a8b95b 100644
--- a/doc/bitbake-user-manual/bitbake-user-manual-metadata.xml
+++ b/doc/bitbake-user-manual/bitbake-user-manual-metadata.xml
@@ -2526,6 +2526,9 @@ 
                 In the previous example, the <filename>do_packagedata</filename>
                 task of each item in <filename>RDEPENDS</filename> must have
                 completed before <filename>do_package_qa</filename> can execute.
+                Although <filename>RDEPENDS</filename> contains entries from the
+                runtime dependency namespace, BitBake knows how to map them back
+                to the build-time dependency namespace, in which the tasks are defined.