Commit d886d864 authored by Olivier Fourdan's avatar Olivier Fourdan

=== Version 4.4.1 ===

(Old svn revision: 25491)
parent 7b175c55
Installation Instructions
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Copyright (C) 1994, 1995, 1996, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004 Free
Copyright (C) 1994, 1995, 1996, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2005 Free
Software Foundation, Inc.
This file is free documentation; the Free Software Foundation gives
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Installation Names
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By default, `make install' will install the package's files in
`/usr/local/bin', `/usr/local/man', etc. You can specify an
installation prefix other than `/usr/local' by giving `configure' the
option `--prefix=PREFIX'.
By default, `make install' installs the package's commands under
`/usr/local/bin', include files under `/usr/local/include', etc. You
can specify an installation prefix other than `/usr/local' by giving
`configure' the option `--prefix=PREFIX'.
You can specify separate installation prefixes for
architecture-specific files and architecture-independent files. If you
give `configure' the option `--exec-prefix=PREFIX', the package will
use PREFIX as the prefix for installing programs and libraries.
Documentation and other data files will still use the regular prefix.
pass the option `--exec-prefix=PREFIX' to `configure', the package uses
PREFIX as the prefix for installing programs and libraries.
Documentation and other data files still use the regular prefix.
In addition, if you use an unusual directory layout you can give
options like `--bindir=DIR' to specify different values for particular
......@@ -159,7 +159,7 @@ where SYSTEM can have one of these forms:
need to know the machine type.
If you are _building_ compiler tools for cross-compiling, you should
use the `--target=TYPE' option to select the type of system they will
use the option `--target=TYPE' to select the type of system they will
produce code for.
If you want to _use_ a cross compiler, that generates code for a
......@@ -189,8 +189,13 @@ them in the `configure' command line, using `VAR=value'. For example:
./configure CC=/usr/local2/bin/gcc
will cause the specified gcc to be used as the C compiler (unless it is
overridden in the site shell script).
causes the specified `gcc' to be used as the C compiler (unless it is
overridden in the site shell script). Here is a another example:
/bin/bash ./configure CONFIG_SHELL=/bin/bash
Here the `CONFIG_SHELL=/bin/bash' operand causes subsequent
configuration-related scripts to be executed by `/bin/bash'.
`configure' Invocation
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