Commit e860bc8b authored by Sven Neumann's avatar Sven Neumann Committed by Sven Neumann

document --enable-binreloc.

2005-11-11  Sven Neumann  <sven@gimp.org>

	* INSTALL: document --enable-binreloc.
parent 969fcb24
2005-11-11 Sven Neumann <sven@gimp.org>
* INSTALL: document --enable-binreloc.
2005-11-11 Michael Natterer <mitch@gimp.org>
* m4macros/binreloc.m4: disable binreloc by default.
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......@@ -41,7 +41,7 @@ header files installed.
http://www.freetype.org/. Fontconfig from
http://freedesktop.org/fontconfig/. GIMP 2.2 depends on
freetype2 being newer than version 2.1.7. Older versions are
known to have bugs that seriously affect stability of The GIMP.
known to have bugs that seriously affect stability of GIMP.
4. We use libart2. Grab the module libart_lgpl out of GNOME CVS or
fetch the tarball from
......@@ -52,15 +52,15 @@ header files installed.
to check that the following libraries are installed: libpng,
libjpeg, libpoppler, libtiff, gtkhtml-2, libmng, librsvg, libwmf.
6. Configure the GIMP by running the `configure' script. You may want
6. Configure GIMP by running the `configure' script. You may want
to pass some options to it, see below.
7. Build the GIMP by running `make'. The use of GNU make is recommened.
7. Build GIMP by running `make'. The use of GNU make is recommened.
If you need to tweak the build to make it work with other flavours
of make, we'd appreciate if you'd send us a patch with the changes.
8. Install the GIMP by running `make install'. In order to avoid clashes
with other versions of The GIMP, we install a binary called gimp-2.3.
8. Install GIMP by running `make install'. In order to avoid clashes
with other versions of GIMP, we install a binary called gimp-2.3.
By default there's also a link created so that you can type 'gimp'
to start gimp-2.3.
......@@ -71,19 +71,19 @@ new ones.
Generic instructions for configuring and compiling auto-configured
packages are included below. Here is an illustration of commands that
might be used to build and install the GIMP. The actual configuration,
might be used to build and install GIMP. The actual configuration,
compilation and installation output is not shown.
% tar xvfz gimp-2.3.x.tar.gz # unpack the sources
% cd gimp-2.3.x # change to the toplevel directory
% ./configure # run the `configure' script
% make # build the GIMP
% make install # install the GIMP
% make # build GIMP
% make install # install GIMP
The `configure' script examines your system, and adapts the GIMP to
run on it. The script has many options, some of which are described in
the generic instructions included at the end of this file. All of the
The `configure' script examines your system, and adapts GIMP to run on
it. The script has many options, some of which are described in the
generic instructions included at the end of this file. All of the
options can be listed using the command `./configure --help'. There
are several special options the GIMP `configure' script recognizes.
These are:
......@@ -95,7 +95,7 @@ These are:
--enable-debug and --disable-debug. This option causes the build
process to compile with debugging enabled. If debugging is
disabled, the GIMP will instead be compiled with optimizations turned
disabled, GIMP will instead be compiled with optimizations turned
on. The default is for debugging to be disabled. NOTE: This
option is intended primarily as a convenience for developers.
......@@ -105,9 +105,14 @@ These are:
is intended primarily as a convenience for developers.
--enable-gimpdir=DIR. This option changes the default directory
the gimp uses to search for its configuration files from ~/.gimp-2.3
GIMP uses to search for its configuration files from ~/.gimp-2.3
(the directory .gimp-2.3 in the users home directory) to DIR.
--enable-binreloc. When compiled for Linux with this option enabled,
GIMP will be binary relocatable. Plug-ins and data files will
be searched relative to the gimp binary instead of in the paths
defined at compile time.
--without-libtiff, --without-libjpeg, --without-libpng. configure
will bail out if libtiff, libjpeg or libpng can not be found. You
better fix the underlying problem and install these libraries with
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