Commit 9d283e50 authored by David Turner's avatar David Turner
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added 'configure' and 'install' wrapper scripts to make the

installation process more Unix-friendly :-)
parent 6456a92e
2002-01-08 David Turner <david@freetype.org>
* configure, install: added some wrapper scripts to make
the installation more Unix-friendly..
* INSTALL, README.UNX: updated installation documentation
to use the new 'configure' and 'install' scripts..
Oh my.., why didn't we do that before the 2.0.6 release :-)
2002-01-07 David Turner <david@freetype.org>
* Version 2.0.6 released.
=========================
* docs/BUGS, docs/CHANGES: updating documentation for 2.0.6 release
* src/tools/docmaker.py: fixed HTML quoting in sources
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......@@ -2,11 +2,31 @@ In order to build the library, read the `BUILD' document in the `docs'
directory. This is only a quick starter.
I. From the command line
I. UNIX SYSTEMS:
----------------
Simply type:
./configure
make
./install
on the command line to configure, build and install FreeType
on your system. Note that the default installation path is
"/usr/local".
Please read the file README.UNX, it contains _critical_
information regarding the installation of FreeType on
many Unix systems.
II. From the command line
------------------------
There are two ways to quickly build FreeType 2 from the command
line.
If you're not on Unix, there are two ways to quickly
build FreeType 2 from the command line.
The first, and favorite one, is to use the "Jam" build tool. Jam is
a highly portable replacement for Make whose control files do not
......@@ -40,7 +60,7 @@ I. From the command line
jam
In later releases of FT2, building shared libraries with Jam
should become automatic.
should become automatic on Unix systems..
2. Building FT2 with "GNU Make"
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......@@ -50,9 +50,9 @@ SPECIAL NOTE FOR UNIX USERS
Then, to build and install the library, type:
make setup unix CFG="--prefix=<yourprefix>"
./configure --prefix=<yourprefix>
make
make install (as root)
./install (as root)
where "<yourprefix>" must be replaced by the prefix returned by
the "freetype-config" command.
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......@@ -86,6 +86,11 @@ dnl create the Unix-specific sub-Makefiles `builds/unix/unix-def.mk'
dnl and 'builds/unix/unix-cc.mk' that will be used by the build system
dnl
AC_CONFIG_FILES([unix-cc.mk:unix-cc.in unix-def.mk:unix-def.in freetype-config])
dnl re-generate the Jamfile to use libtool now
dnl
AC_CONFIG_FILE([../../Jamfile:../../Jamfile.in])
AC_OUTPUT
dnl end of configure.ac
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