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authorJunio C Hamano <>2006-08-08 00:02:07 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2006-08-08 00:02:07 (GMT)
commit9673198ee867cea4ed70d2cf54c1a2eb8f27bb46 (patch)
treef06a5be02102b0a78f56e18beffa8fa5c3e70b6e /INSTALL
parent96bc4de85cf810db5c7cd94bf0688a98a64a0bc7 (diff)
parent7c49cb288173ab5264b3b9e4257aeeb13388334c (diff)
Merge branch 'master' into pb/gitpm
This is to resolve the conflicts with Ryan's annotate updates early.
Diffstat (limited to 'INSTALL')
1 files changed, 11 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/INSTALL b/INSTALL
index 4e8f883..f8dfa19 100644
@@ -13,6 +13,15 @@ that uses $prefix, the built results have some paths encoded,
which are derived from $prefix, so "make all; make prefix=/usr
install" would not work.
+Alternatively you can use autoconf generated ./configure script to
+set up install paths (via config.mak.autogen), so you can write instead
+ $ autoconf ;# as yourself if ./configure doesn't exist yet
+ $ ./configure --prefix=/usr ;# as yourself
+ $ make all doc ;# as yourself
+ # make install install-doc ;# as root
Issues of note:
- git normally installs a helper script wrapper called "git", which
@@ -57,7 +66,7 @@ Issues of note:
- "libcurl" and "curl" executable. git-http-fetch and
git-fetch use them. If you do not use http
- transfer, you are probabaly OK if you do not have
+ transfer, you are probably OK if you do not have
- expat library; git-http-push uses it for remote lock
@@ -82,7 +91,7 @@ Issues of note:
git, and if you only use git to track other peoples work you'll
never notice the lack of it.
- - "wish", the TCL/Tk windowing shell is used in gitk to show the
+ - "wish", the Tcl/Tk windowing shell is used in gitk to show the
history graphically
- "ssh" is used to push and pull over the net