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[v3,2/5] classes.rst: document openssl-native.bbclass

Message ID 20221005064424.2527416-1-mikko.rapeli@linaro.org
State New
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Series [v3,1/5] openssl-native.bbclass: add bbclass | expand

Commit Message

Mikko Rapeli Oct. 5, 2022, 6:44 a.m. UTC
It sets various environment variables correctly for openssl-native.

Signed-off-by: Mikko Rapeli <mikko.rapeli@linaro.org>
 documentation/ref-manual/classes.rst | 11 +++++++++++
 1 file changed, 11 insertions(+)

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diff --git a/documentation/ref-manual/classes.rst b/documentation/ref-manual/classes.rst
index 11e0d472e8..5fc30f9233 100644
--- a/documentation/ref-manual/classes.rst
+++ b/documentation/ref-manual/classes.rst
@@ -1672,6 +1672,17 @@  one such example. However, being aware of this class can reduce the
 proliferation of different versions of similar classes across multiple
+.. _ref-classes-openssl-native:
+The ``openssl-native`` class supports using the native version of openssl
+built by the build system rather than support of the version provided
+by the build host. It helps setting environment variables for engines,
+modules, certificates etc correctly. For full certificate checking
+users should also add ``ca-certificates-native`` to :term:`DEPENDS`.
 .. _ref-classes-overlayfs: