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commit e9755521ab73f5ae87e578ed1826fe128de426a7
parent bbecd276d2883e488f7ec41ec78a0f71c6d604c1
Author: Fredric Silberberg <fred@silberberg.xyz>
Date:   Mon, 16 Jul 2018 19:10:23 -0700

Update README with rules.mk ordering information.

docs/feature_userspace.md | 17+++++++++++++++--
1 file changed, 15 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/docs/feature_userspace.md b/docs/feature_userspace.md @@ -31,6 +31,20 @@ The reason for this, is that `<name>.h` won't be added in time to add settings ( So you should use the `config.h` for QMK settings, and the `<name>.h` file for user or keymap specific settings. +`/users/<name>/rules.mk` will be included in the build _after_ the `rules.mk` from your keymap. This allows you to have features in your userspace `rules.mk` that depend on individual QMK features that may or may not be available on a specific keyboard. For example, if you have RGB control features shared between all your keyboards that support RGB lighting, you can `define RGB_ENABLE` in your keymap `rules.mk` and then check for the variable in your userspace `rules.mk` like this: +```make +ifdef RGB_ENABLE + # Include my fancy rgb functions source here +endif +``` +Because of this, any time you turn on QMK features in your `users/<name>/rules.mk`, you should conditionally enable them only if the flag isn't already defined, like this: +```make +ifndef TAP_DANCE_ENABLE + TAP_DANCE_ENABLE = yes +endif +``` +This will ensure that you can explicitly turn off features for an individual keymap. + ## Readme Please include authorship (your name, github username, email), and optionally [a license that's GPL compatible](https://www.gnu.org/licenses/license-list.html#GPLCompatibleLicenses). @@ -122,4 +136,4 @@ By default the userspace used will be the same as the keymap name. In some situa ``` USER_NAME := mylayout -```- \ No newline at end of file +```