Commit 71a69201 authored by Eli Zaretskii's avatar Eli Zaretskii
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Update the list of utilities needed by lisp/Makefile and for bootstrapping.

parent c4e58908
2008-11-15 Eli Zaretskii <eliz@gnu.org>
* INSTALL: Update the list of utilities needed by lisp/Makefile
and for bootstrapping.
2008-11-08 Eli Zaretskii <eliz@gnu.org>
* INSTALL: New file, with build instructions moved from the
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......@@ -16,12 +16,15 @@ sites where you can find the necessary utilities; search for "MS-DOS".
The configuration step (see below) will test for these utilities and
will refuse to continue if any of them isn't found.
Recompiling Lisp files in the `lisp' subdirectory using the various
targets in the lisp/Makefile file requires additional utilities:
`find' (from Findutils), GNU `echo' and `test' (from Sh-utils), and a
port of Bash. However, you should not normally need to run
lisp/Makefile, as all the Lisp files are distributed in byte-compiled
form as well.
Bootstrapping Emacs or recompiling Lisp files in the `lisp'
subdirectory using the various targets in the lisp/Makefile file
requires additional utilities: `find' (from Findutils), GNU `echo' and
`test' (from Sh-utils), `ls' and `chmod' (from Fileutils), `grep'
(from Grep), and a port of Bash. However, you should not normally
need to run lisp/Makefile, as all the Lisp files are distributed in
byte-compiled form as well. As for bootstrapping, you will only need
that if you check-out development sources from the Emacs source
repository.
If you are building the DJGPP version of Emacs on a DOS-like system
which supports long file names (e.g. Windows 9X or Windows XP), you
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