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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] automation/build: Fix command, improve explanation

On Thu, Jul 19, 2018 at 03:30:52PM +0100, Anthony PERARD wrote:
> Fix the command to use shell syntax for environment variables.
> Make it more explicite that the command `make` is going to modifie the

typo: explicit and modify.

> current directory.
> Also include an example of what a container is.
> Signed-off-by: Anthony PERARD <anthony.perard@xxxxxxxxxx>
> ---
> I'm attempted to change the short options by their long equivalent as
> it's often easier to understand a command we are not familiar with.
> ---
>  automation/build/README.md | 14 +++++++++-----
>  1 file changed, 9 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)
> diff --git a/automation/build/README.md b/automation/build/README.md
> index 0206d57e03..12b418dbbb 100644
> --- a/automation/build/README.md
> +++ b/automation/build/README.md
> @@ -19,12 +19,16 @@ Building Xen
>  From the top level of the source tree it should be possible to
>  run the following:
> -docker run --rm -it -v $(PWD):/build -u $(id -u) -e CC=gcc $(CONTAINER) make
> +docker run --rm -it -v $PWD:/build -u $(id -u) -e CC=gcc $CONTAINER make
> +
> +With for e.g.:

for example

If Doug is happy with this patch I can fix those up while committing;
otherwise please resend with his comment(s) addressed.

> +    CONTAINER=registry.gitlab.com/xen-project/xen/debian:jessie
> +
> +This will mount your current directory inside the specified container and run
> +the `make` command.  In other words, it will use your currently checked out
> +source tree to build with, ensure that file permissions remain consistent and
> +clean up after itself.
> -There are other modifications that can be made but this will run
> -the `make` command inside the specified container. It will use your
> -currently checked out source tree to build with, ensure that file
> -permissions remain consistent and clean up after itself.
>  Building a container
>  --------------------
> -- 
> Anthony PERARD

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