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Rename INSTALL_TOP to PREFIX; update documentation

Signed-off-by: Pedro Melo <melo@simplicidade.org>
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Pedro Melo melo authored
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  1. +12 −1 INSTALL
  2. +2 −1  README
  3. +1 −1  src/Makefile
13 INSTALL
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@@ -3,7 +3,18 @@ To compile Redis, do the following:
cd src; make
The compilation will produce a redis-server binary.
-Copy this file where you want.
+
+To install Redis, use
+
+ make install
+
+and all the binaries will be installed on /usr/local/bin.
+
+Alternatively:
+
+ make PREFIX=/some/other/directory
+
+to have the binaries in /some/other/directory/bin.
Run the server using the following command line:
3  README
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@@ -16,7 +16,8 @@ It is as simple as:
Redis is just a single binary, but if you want to install it you can use
the "make install" target that will copy the binary in /usr/local/bin
-for default.
+for default. You can also use "make PREFIX=/some/other/directory install"
+if you wish to use a different destination.
You can run a 32 bit Redis binary using:
2  src/Makefile
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@@ -15,7 +15,7 @@ endif
CCOPT= $(CFLAGS) $(CCLINK) $(ARCH) $(PROF)
DEBUG?= -g -rdynamic -ggdb
-INSTALL_TOP= /usr/local
+PREFIX= /usr/local
INSTALL_BIN= $(INSTALL_TOP)/bin
Sylvain Rabot
sylr added a note

$(INSTALL_TOP) shouldn't be replaced by $(PREFIX) here ?

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INSTALL= cp -p
Sylvain Rabot

$(INSTALL_TOP) shouldn't be replaced by $(PREFIX) here ?

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