[master] 77e401adb Improve clarity of INSTALL
nils.goroll at uplex.de
Thu Aug 4 10:53:05 UTC 2022
Author: Nils Goroll <nils.goroll at uplex.de>
Date: Thu Aug 4 12:48:44 2022 +0200
Improve clarity of INSTALL
diff --git a/INSTALL b/INSTALL
index 8f6e796d4..0613f5343 100644
@@ -1,12 +1,21 @@
-Varnish uses the GNU autotools. To build and install Varnish, simply
-run the 'configure' script in the top-level directory, then run 'make'
-and 'make install'. On Linux, you need to run 'ldconfig' as root
-afterwards in order to update the shared library cache.
+for complete and up to date install instructions.
-If you obtained the sources directly from the Git repository, you will
-need to run autogen.sh first to create the configure script.
+This file only mentions the basic steps:
+* Install prerequesites
+* When building from the source repository, run
+ sh autogen.sh
+* To build and install Varnish, run
+ sh configure
+ make install
Varnish will store run-time state in /var/run/varnish; you may
want to tune this using configure's --localstatedir parameter.
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