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authorGravatar Rob Landley <rob@landley.net>2005-12-02 18:27:39 +0000
committerGravatar Rob Landley <rob@landley.net>2005-12-02 18:27:39 +0000
commitd4f15e95d6a66847eee99fb4bb2131d0622ba8b5 (patch)
treef1b07074339f7ee43c309df4c95adffc4f4edc47 /docs
parentd1569c215cf7cdbbe1b04f75f05c0bd99df435cf (diff)
Install links patch from Yann E. Morin. (Another thing hanging around in my
tree forever. Tweaked the docs a bit.)
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diff --git a/docs/busybox_header.pod b/docs/busybox_header.pod
index 5af92401c..7a5b0f716 100644
--- a/docs/busybox_header.pod
+++ b/docs/busybox_header.pod
@@ -28,17 +28,16 @@ system.
BusyBox is extremely configurable. This allows you to include only the
components you need, thereby reducing binary size. Run 'make config' or 'make
-menuconfig' to select the functionality that you wish to enable. The run
+menuconfig' to select the functionality that you wish to enable. Then run
'make' to compile BusyBox using your configuration.
After the compile has finished, you should use 'make install' to install
-BusyBox. This will install the '/bin/busybox' binary, and will also create
-symlinks pointing to the '/bin/busybox' binary for each utility that you
-compile into BusyBox. By default, 'make install' will place these symlinks
-into the './_install' directory, unless you have defined 'PREFIX', thereby
-specifying some alternative location (i.e., 'make PREFIX=/tmp/foo install').
-If you wish to install using hardlinks, rather than the default of using
-symlinks, you can use 'make PREFIX=/tmp/foo install-hardlinks' instead.
+BusyBox. This will install the 'bin/busybox' binary, in the target directory
+specified by PREFIX. PREFIX can be set when configuring BusyBox, or you can
+specify an alternative location at install time (i.e., with a command line
+like 'make PREFIX=/tmp/foo install'). If you enabled any applet installation
+scheme (either as symlinks or hardlinks), these will also be installed in
+the location pointed to by PREFIX.
=head1 USAGE