On 05/18/2017 09:11 PM, Koehler, Yannick (HPN Aruba) wrote:
+# alternatesrc.bbclass enables use of an optionally existing source tree,
+# to the build system to build a piece of software rather than the usual
+# To use, add alternatesrc to the global inherit and set ALTERNATESRC to point
+# directory you want to use containing the sources e.g. from local.conf for a
+# called "myrecipe" you would do:
+# INHERIT += "alternatesrc"
+# ALTERNATESRC_pn-myrecipe = "/path/to/my/source/tree"
Seems to me that this use case is already handled by 'devtool modify'.
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