ref-manual: add WIC_CREATE_EXTRA_ARGS to var glossary

Submitted by Robert P. J. Day on May 21, 2021, 8:52 p.m. | Patch ID: 179750


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Robert P. J. Day May 21, 2021, 8:52 p.m.
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diff --git a/documentation/ref-manual/variables.rst b/documentation/ref-manual/variables.rst
index 0b61f77cb..1863fb21d 100644
--- a/documentation/ref-manual/variables.rst
+++ b/documentation/ref-manual/variables.rst
@@ -8600,6 +8600,21 @@  system and gives an overview of their function and contents.
       can control with this variable, see the
       ":ref:`insane.bbclass <ref-classes-insane>`" section.

+      Extra arguments to be added when running ``wic create``. Possibilities
+      can be seen by running ``wic help create``::
+         SYNOPSIS
+          wic create <wks file or image name> [-o <DIRNAME> | --outdir <DIRNAME>]
+           [-e | --image-name] [-s, --skip-build-check] [-D, --debug]
+           [-r, --rootfs-dir] [-b, --bootimg-dir]
+           [-k, --kernel-dir] [-n, --native-sysroot] [-f, --build-rootfs]
+           [-c, --compress-with] [-m, --bmap] [--no-fstab-update]
+      As an example, some Freescale configurations include the line::
+         WIC_CREATE_EXTRA_ARGS ?= "--no-fstab-update"
       Specifies the location of the Wic kickstart file that is used by the
       OpenEmbedded build system to create a partitioned image