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authorMauro Carvalho Chehab <mchehab@osg.samsung.com>2014-12-14 09:26:20 -0200
committerMauro Carvalho Chehab <mchehab@osg.samsung.com>2014-12-14 09:26:20 -0200
commitb021368d56b2afccbe8f3b3bf6142f6f7e92bd0f (patch)
tree83bf6a0f4ad195a397fe36eb7bb59a13a3e79a49 /INSTALL
parent519d8b9ff56e4b3266301002ad3fec33cf3d3252 (diff)
Update INSTALL instructions and add a script to configure
Just running autoconf -vfi will override some needed configs at libdvbv5-po. So, add a bootstrap.sh script and document it. Signed-off-by: Mauro Carvalho Chehab <mchehab@osg.samsung.com>
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1 files changed, 16 insertions, 7 deletions
diff --git a/INSTALL b/INSTALL
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@@ -8,21 +8,30 @@ Building:
If you checked out the source repository you need to install the autotools
-environment and gettext first. Then type "autoreconf -vfi" to generate the
-configure script.
+environment and gettext first.
-Then execute "configure" with any desired options. You can get a summary via
-the --help option.
-After configuration simply type "make" to start the build process.
+The autotools/gettext should be updated to the version that are shipped
+on your distro. This can be done by running:
+ $ ./bootstrap.sh
+Then you need to configure any any desired options with:
+ $ ./configure
+You can get a summary of possible configurations via the --help option.
+If used without arguments, it will set the install prefix to /usr/local/.
+After configuration you need to start the build process with:
+ $ make
-To install do "make install". The configured paths will be used.
+To install it at the prefix configured by ./configure, do, as root:
+ # make install
Note that v4l-utils' "make install" supports DESTDIR for installing into
a build root for example:
-make install DESTDIR=/mnt/sysimage
+ # make install DESTDIR=/mnt/sysimage
Cross Compiling:

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