docs: Add BB_HASHSERVE definition to glossary

Submitted by Michael Opdenacker on June 4, 2021, 4:26 p.m. | Patch ID: 179841


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Michael Opdenacker June 4, 2021, 4:26 p.m.
Signed-off-by: Michael Opdenacker <>
 .../bitbake-user-manual-ref-variables.rst              | 10 ++++++++++
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diff --git a/doc/bitbake-user-manual/bitbake-user-manual-ref-variables.rst b/doc/bitbake-user-manual/bitbake-user-manual-ref-variables.rst
index e1b640e2..bfb74c11 100644
--- a/doc/bitbake-user-manual/bitbake-user-manual-ref-variables.rst
+++ b/doc/bitbake-user-manual/bitbake-user-manual-ref-variables.rst
@@ -313,6 +313,16 @@  overview of their function and contents.
       However, the more accurate the data returned, the more efficient the
       build will be.
+   :term:`BB_HASHSERVE`
+      Specifies the Hash Equivalence server to use.
+      If set to ``auto``, BitBake automatically starts its own server
+      over a UNIX domain socket.
+      If set to ``host:port``, BitBake will use a remote server on the
+      specified host. This allows multiple clients to share the same
+      hash equivalence data.
       Used in combination with the ``ConfigParsed`` event to trigger
       re-parsing the base metadata (i.e. all the recipes). The