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authorDavid Kastrup <dak@gnu.org>2007-08-07 10:02:12 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>2007-08-11 06:16:38 (GMT)
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INSTALL: explain info installation and dependencies.
Signed-off-by: David Kastrup <dak@gnu.org>
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@@ -5,8 +5,8 @@ Normally you can just do "make" followed by "make install", and that
will install the git programs in your own ~/bin/ directory. If you want
to do a global install, you can do
- $ make prefix=/usr all doc ;# as yourself
- # make prefix=/usr install install-doc ;# as root
+ $ make prefix=/usr all doc info ;# as yourself
+ # make prefix=/usr install install-doc install-info ;# as root
(or prefix=/usr/local, of course). Just like any program suite
that uses $prefix, the built results have some paths encoded,
@@ -91,9 +91,13 @@ Issues of note:
- To build and install documentation suite, you need to have
the asciidoc/xmlto toolchain. Because not many people are
inclined to install the tools, the default build target
- ("make all") does _not_ build them. The documentation is
- written for AsciiDoc 7, but "make ASCIIDOC8=YesPlease doc"
- will let you format with AsciiDoc 8.
+ ("make all") does _not_ build them.
+
+ Building and installing the info file additionally requires
+ makeinfo and docbook2X. Version 0.8.3 is known to work.
+
+ The documentation is written for AsciiDoc 7, but "make
+ ASCIIDOC8=YesPlease doc" will let you format with AsciiDoc 8.
Alternatively, pre-formatted documentation are available in
"html" and "man" branches of the git repository itself. For