Difference between revisions of "Compilation and Installation"
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Revision as of 16:25, 24 March 2013
Get source code
once you untarred source ( or got it from a source control ) best is to look at README provided in it.
where you will understand that you have to read another file INSTALL :
Depending on your platform you will have to pick up the right INSTALL by example INSTALL.W64. Default is for Unix based systems.
./config make make test make install
If things go wrong you might want to get some information like BUILD FAQ
W32 / Windows NT - Windows 9x
- you need Perl for Win32. Unless you will build on Cygwin, you will need ActiveState Perl, available from http://www.activestate.com/ActivePerl.
- one of the following C compilers:
- Visual C++
- Borland C
- GNU C (Cygwin or MinGW)
- Netwide Assembler, a.k.a. NASM, available from http://nasm.sourceforge.net/ is required if you intend to utilize assembler modules. Note that NASM is now the only supported assembler.
basically some specific 64bits information, default Windows build information is still in INSTALL.W32