add more help to INSTALL

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Carsten Haitzler 5 years ago
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      INSTALL

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COMPILING and INSTALLING
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** COMPILING and INSTALLING **
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Meson is the build system used for this project. For more information please
see:
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Normal compilation in /usr/local:
meson . build
cd build
ninja
sudo ninja install
ninja -C build
sudo ninja -C build install
For meson build generic options:
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To set 1 or more project specific options:
meson -Doption=value [-Dother=value2] ...
meson --prefix=/path/to -Doption=value [-Dother=value2] [...] . build
To display current configuration:
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meson . build
** QUICK AND DIRTY HELP **
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How clean out the build and config and start fresh:
rm -rf build
How to make a dist tarball and check its build:
(must do it from git tree clone and commit all changes to git first)
ninja -C build dist
How to change prefix:
meson --prefix=/path/to/prefix . build
How to install in a specific destination directory for packaging:
DESTDIR=/path/to/destdir ninja -C build install
How to build with verbose output (full commands run):
ninja -C build -v

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