cvs commit: ALFS/nALFS README

neven at linuxfromscratch.org neven at linuxfromscratch.org
Fri Nov 7 15:22:58 PST 2003


neven       03/11/07 16:22:58

  Modified:    nALFS    README
  Log:
  Moved some sections from "Quick start" to "Compiling and installing".
  
  Revision  Changes    Path
  1.8       +33 -34    ALFS/nALFS/README
  
  Index: README
  ===================================================================
  RCS file: /home/cvsroot/ALFS/nALFS/README,v
  retrieving revision 1.7
  retrieving revision 1.8
  diff -u -r1.7 -r1.8
  --- README	30 Oct 2003 04:37:40 -0000	1.7
  +++ README	7 Nov 2003 23:22:58 -0000	1.8
  @@ -101,9 +101,37 @@
   When you enter the program, type '?' for a list of all available
   commands.
   
  -nALFS supports (at least) three different ALFS profile versions: 2.0, 3.0 and
  -3.1. If not otherwise specified, the build process will build handlers for
  -all these versions. If you would like to exclude building handlers for
  +
  +3. Requirements
  +===============
  +
  +For actual parsing of XML profiles, nALFS uses libxml2 (a.k.a. gnome-xml)
  +library. You can find it on its homepage, http://xmlsoft.org/.
  +
  +If you use <download> and/or <unpack> elements in your profiles, and wish
  +to have the source file contents verified by computing digests, you can
  +use MD5 digests without requiring any additional libraries while building
  +nALFS. If you wish to use digests other than MD5 (i.e. SHA-1), nALFS can
  +be built using the OpenSSL library from http://www.openssl.org/.
  +
  +If you use <download> elements in your profiles and wish to get better
  +download performance (and more reliability) than using "wget" for the
  +download processes, nALFS can be built using the curl libraries that are
  +included in the curl distribution from http://curl.haxx.se/.
  +
  +
  +4. Compiling and installing
  +===========================
  +
  +First, you have to configure the package by typing:
  +
  +    ./configure
  +
  +To see the list of all available options, use "./configure --help".
  +
  +nALFS supports (at least) three different ALFS profile versions: 2.0, 3.0
  +and 3.1. If not otherwise specified, the build process will build handlers
  +for all these versions. If you would like to exclude building handlers for
   profile versions that you do not use, you can include the --enable-syntax
   argument to the configure command, like so:
   
  @@ -120,9 +148,8 @@
   a static build by typing:
   
       ./configure --disable-shared --enable-static
  -    make
   
  -When the make is complete, ./src/nALFS will be a single executable
  +When compilation is complete, ./src/nALFS will be a single executable
   containing everything needed to run nALFS on your system.
   
   Warning: As of the current version, nALFS uses a function from the C
  @@ -137,41 +164,13 @@
   experience problems due to libcurl's use of the resolver library provided
   by glibc.
   
  -
  -3. Requirements
  -===============
  -
  -For actual parsing of XML profiles, nALFS uses libxml2 (a.k.a. gnome-xml)
  -library. You can find it on its homepage, http://xmlsoft.org/.
  -
  -If you use <download> and/or <unpack> elements in your profiles, and wish
  -to have the source file contents verified by computing digests, you can
  -use MD5 digests without requiring any additional libraries while building
  -nALFS. If you wish to use digests other than MD5 (i.e. SHA-1), nALFS can
  -be built using the OpenSSL library from http://www.openssl.org/.
  -
  -If you use <download> elements in your profiles and wish to get better
  -download performance (and more reliability) than using "wget" for the
  -download processes, nALFS can be built using the curl libraries that are
  -included in the curl distribution from http://curl.haxx.se/.
  -
  -
  -4. Compiling and installing
  -===========================
  -
  -First, you have to configure the package by typing:
  -
  -    ./configure
  -
  -To see the list of all available options, use "./configure --help".
  -
   By default, nALFS executable will be stored in /usr/local/bin, while
   handlers will be copied to /usr/local/lib/nALFS directory.
   
   You can change these defaults by specifying --prefix or --libdir
   options to configure.
   
  -Then, type:
  +Then, after configuring, type:
   
       make
   
  
  
  



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