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bitbake-user-manual: mention pydevshell in OE

Message ID 20220921123654.104747-1-michael.opdenacker@bootlin.com
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Michael Opdenacker Sept. 21, 2022, 12:36 p.m. UTC
From: Michael Opdenacker <michael.opdenacker@bootlin.com>

Signed-off-by: Michael Opdenacker <michael.opdenacker@bootlin.com>
 doc/bitbake-user-manual/bitbake-user-manual-metadata.rst | 9 +++++++++
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diff --git a/doc/bitbake-user-manual/bitbake-user-manual-metadata.rst b/doc/bitbake-user-manual/bitbake-user-manual-metadata.rst
index 33782161..af994719 100644
--- a/doc/bitbake-user-manual/bitbake-user-manual-metadata.rst
+++ b/doc/bitbake-user-manual/bitbake-user-manual-metadata.rst
@@ -1922,6 +1922,15 @@  looking at the source code of the ``bb`` module, which is in
 the commonly used functions ``bb.utils.contains()`` and
 ``bb.utils.mkdirhier()``, which come with docstrings.
+Testing and Debugging BitBake Python code
+The OpenEmbedded build system implements a convenient ``pydevshell`` target which
+you can use to access the BitBake datastore and experiment with your own Python
+code. See :yocto_docs:`Using a Python Development Shell
+</dev-manual/common-tasks.html#using-a-python-development-shell>` in the Yocto
+Project manual for details.
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