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trying to make README file a bit more helpful

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-This is the buildsystem for the OpenWrt Linux distribution
+This is the buildsystem for the OpenWrt Linux distribution.
Please use "make menuconfig" to configure your appreciated
configuration for the toolchain and firmware.
You need to have installed gcc, binutils, patch, bzip2, flex,
make, gettext, pkg-config, unzip, libz-dev and libc headers.
-Simply running 'make' will build your firmware.
+Run "./scripts/feeds update" to get the latest package definitions
+defined in feeds.conf / feeds.conf.default respectively
+and "./scripts/feeds install" to install symlinks into "package/feeds/*".
+
+Use "make menuconfig" to configure your image.
+
+Simply running "make" will build your firmware.
It will download all sources, build the cross-compile toolchain,
the kernel and all choosen applications.
-You can use scripts/flashing/flash.sh for remotely updating your embedded
+You can use "scripts/flashing/flash.sh" for remotely updating your embedded
system via tftp.
The OpenWrt system is documented in docs/. You will need a LaTeX distribution
-and the tex4ht package to build the documentation. Type make -C docs/ to build it.
+and the tex4ht package to build the documentation. Type "make -C docs/" to build it.
+
+To build your own firmware you need to have access to a Linux, BSD or MacOSX system
+(case-sensitive filesystem required). Cygwin will not be supported because of
+the lack of case sensitiveness in the file system.
-Building your own firmware you need to have access to a Linux, BSD or MacOSX system.
-Cygwin will not be supported because of the lack of case sensitiveness.
Sunshine!
Your OpenWrt Project

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