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authorJoachim Nilsson <troglobit@gmail.com>2019-05-27 19:32:03 (GMT)
committerJoachim Nilsson <troglobit@gmail.com>2019-05-27 19:32:03 (GMT)
commit0103e0ee3ee162abebeaa497b9dcfad06ae9d845 (patch)
treeb9c8b90eaed4bcb5f2c5f50e74687cc6269309e7
parent69b5eb7a996f3a129a7eaddb3e0075cd7b22805f (diff)
Update build instructions a bit
Signed-off-by: Joachim Nilsson <troglobit@gmail.com>
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@@ -322,12 +322,12 @@ debug log level, without having to restart a running daemon.
Build & Install
---------------
-`watchdogd` is tailored for Linux systems and should build against any
-(old) C libray. However, `watchdogd` require threee external libraries:
-[libite][], [libuEv][], and [libConfuse][]. Neither should present any
-surprises, all of them use de facto standard `configure` scripts and
-support `pkg-config`, which the `watchdogd` `configure` script use to
-locate requried libraries and header files.
+`watchdogd` is tailored for Linux systems and builds against most modern
+C libries. However, three external libraries are required: [libite][],
+[libuEv][], and [libConfuse][]. Neither should present any surprises,
+all of them use de facto standard `configure` scripts and support
+`pkg-config`. The latter is used by the `watchdogd` `configure` script
+use to locate requried libraries and header files.
Hence, the regular `./configure && make` is usually sufficient to build
`watchdogd`. But, if libraries are installed in non-standard locations
@@ -338,7 +338,11 @@ PKG_CONFIG_PATH=/opt/lib/pkgconfig:/home/ian/lib/pkgconfig ./configure
make
```
-To build the source from GIT, see below.
+> **Note:** To enable any of the extra monitors and the process supervisor,
+> see `./configure --help`
+
+If you're not building from a released tarball but instead use the GIT
+sources, see the [Contributing](#contributing) section below.
Origin & References