Re: [PATCH] Documentation/kbuild: fixed typos and wording
From: Randy Dunlap
Date: Sat Jun 26 2010 - 20:38:10 EST
On Sat, 26 Jun 2010 15:00:21 +0200 Nicolas Kaiser wrote:
> Fixed some typos and wording.
> Signed-off-by: Nicolas Kaiser <nikai@xxxxxxxxx>
Acked-by: Randy Dunlap <randy.dunlap@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Documentation/kbuild/kbuild.txt | 8 ++++----
> Documentation/kbuild/makefiles.txt | 20 ++++++++++----------
> 2 files changed, 14 insertions(+), 14 deletions(-)
> diff --git a/Documentation/kbuild/kbuild.txt b/Documentation/kbuild/kbuild.txt
> index 634c625..0d8addb 100644
> --- a/Documentation/kbuild/kbuild.txt
> +++ b/Documentation/kbuild/kbuild.txt
> @@ -40,15 +40,15 @@ Set the directory to look for the kernel source when building external
> The directory can be specified in several ways:
> 1) Use "M=..." on the command line
> -2) Environmnet variable KBUILD_EXTMOD
> -3) Environmnet variable SUBDIRS
> +2) Environment variable KBUILD_EXTMOD
> +3) Environment variable SUBDIRS
> The possibilities are listed in the order they take precedence.
> Using "M=..." will always override the others.
> Specify the output directory when building the kernel.
> -The output directory can also be specificed using "O=...".
> +The output directory can also be specified using "O=...".
> Setting "O=..." takes precedence over KBUILD_OUTPUT.
> @@ -90,7 +90,7 @@ The script will be called with the following arguments:
> $3 - kernel map file
> $4 - default install path (use root directory if blank)
> -The implmentation of "make install" is architecture specific
> +The implementation of "make install" is architecture specific
> and it may differ from the above.
> INSTALLKERNEL is provided to enable the possibility to
> diff --git a/Documentation/kbuild/makefiles.txt b/Documentation/kbuild/makefiles.txt
> index 71c602d..c0c9b1c 100644
> --- a/Documentation/kbuild/makefiles.txt
> +++ b/Documentation/kbuild/makefiles.txt
> @@ -284,12 +284,12 @@ more details, with real examples.
> --- 3.7 Compilation flags
> ccflags-y, asflags-y and ldflags-y
> - The three flags listed above applies only to the kbuild makefile
> - where they are assigned. They are used for all the normal
> - cc, as and ld invocation happenign during a recursive build.
> + These three flags apply only to the kbuild makefile in which they
> + are assigned. They are used for all the normal cc, as and ld
> + invocations happening during a recursive build.
> Note: Flags with the same behaviour were previously named:
> EXTRA_CFLAGS, EXTRA_AFLAGS and EXTRA_LDFLAGS.
> - They are yet supported but their use are deprecated.
> + They are still supported but their usage is deprecated.
> ccflags-y specifies options for compiling C files with $(CC).
> @@ -318,9 +318,9 @@ more details, with real examples.
> ldflags-y := -x
> subdir-ccflags-y, subdir-asflags-y
> - The two flags listed above are similar to ccflags-y and as-falgs-y.
> - The difference is that the subdir- variants has effect for the kbuild
> - file where tey are present and all subdirectories.
> + The two flags listed above are similar to ccflags-y and as-flags-y.
> + The difference is that the subdir- variants have effect for the kbuild
> + file where they are present and all subdirectories.
> Options specified using subdir-* are added to the commandline before
> the options specified using the non-subdir variants.
> @@ -1176,14 +1176,14 @@ When kbuild executes, the following steps are followed (roughly):
> === 7 Kbuild syntax for exported headers
> The kernel include a set of headers that is exported to userspace.
> -Many headers can be exported as-is but other headers requires a
> +Many headers can be exported as-is but other headers require a
> minimal pre-processing before they are ready for user-space.
> The pre-processing does:
> - drop kernel specific annotations
> - drop include of compiler.h
> -- drop all sections that is kernel internat (guarded by ifdef __KERNEL__)
> +- drop all sections that are kernel internal (guarded by ifdef __KERNEL__)
> -Each relevant directory contain a file name "Kbuild" which specify the
> +Each relevant directory contains a file name "Kbuild" which specifies the
> headers to be exported.
> See subsequent chapter for the syntax of the Kbuild file.
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