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$Id: INSTALL,v 1.25 2003/03/19 15:44:44 hartman Exp $
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INSTALL file for the VLC media player
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Mac OS X and BeOS users should read the documentation available at: 
http://developers.videolan.org/vlc/
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Configuring VLC
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A typical way to configure VLC is:
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   ./configure --prefix=/usr --enable-gnome
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See `./configure --help' for more information.

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If you intend to debug stuff, you may want to compile with debugging
symbols:
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   make distclean ; ./configure --prefix=/usr --enable-gnome --enable-debug
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Building VLC
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Have a look at the generated Makefile.opts file, you may want to choose
which modules will be compiled as plugins, and which ones will remain in
the core application. The configure script tries to guess for you.

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Once configured, run `make' to build VLC.
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Installing and running VLC
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You can install the VLC and its plugins by typing:
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   make install

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But you don't need to install it if you don't want to; VLC can be launched
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from the current directory as well:
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   ./vlc

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Building packages
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To build a Debian package, you may use:

   dpkg-buildpackage -rfakeroot -us -uc


To build RedHat packages, use:

   rpm -ba vlc.spec

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To build an ipkg package (iPAQ familiar Linux), use:

   ipkg-buildpackage
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