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authorJuergen Borleis <>2016-06-08 17:59:35 +0200
committerMichael Olbrich <>2016-06-20 15:04:50 +0200
commite68a03ec7872501502cf28ae1fb2007fc3d7a5df (patch)
treed6a9f15bdee4985f2df83947e5a9de9124da3b53 /doc/dev_manual.rst
parentdc5340e05f5759ee0fc5665f6d539f7c7d8ca115 (diff)
Fix path description for alternative files
The directory in the PTXdist installation is the same 'projectroot' as for regular BSPs and platforms. So, use this directory name now. Signed-off-by: Juergen Borleis <>
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@@ -100,7 +100,7 @@ Runtime Configuration
Many packages are using run-time configuration files along with their
executables and libraries. PTXdist provides default configuration files
for the most common cases. These files can be found in the
-``generic/etc`` directory and they are using the same names as the ones
+``projectroot/etc`` directory and they are using the same names as the ones
at run-time (and their install directory on the target side will also be
@@ -109,9 +109,10 @@ absence of a common case. The project must provide replacements of these
files with a more useful content in every case where the (empty) default
one does not meet the target’s requirements.
-PTXdist first searches the project local ``./projectroot/etc`` directory
-for a specific configuration file and falls back to use the default one
-if none exists locally.
+PTXdist first searches in the local project directory for a specific
+configuration file and falls back to use the default one if none exists
+locally. Refer section :ref:`install_alternative` for further
+details in which order and locations PTXdist searches for these kind of files.
A popular example is the configuration file ``/etc/fstab``. The default
one coming with PTXdist works for the most common cases. But if our