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Updated install instructions.
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icculus committed Mar 23, 2009
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@@ -26,24 +26,28 @@ UNIX:

You will need CMake (http://www.cmake.org/) 2.4 or later installed.

Run "cmake ." in the root of the source directory to generate Makefiles.
You can then run "ccmake ." and customize the build, but the defaults are
probably okay. You can have CMake generate KDevelop project files if you
prefer these.
Make a directory, wherever you like. This will be your build directory.

Chdir to your build directory. Run "cmake /where/i/unpacked/physfs" to
generate Makefiles. You can then run "ccmake ." and customize the build,
but the defaults are probably okay. You can have CMake generate KDevelop
project files if you prefer these.

Run "make". PhysicsFS will now build.

As root, run "make install".
If you get sick of the library, run "xargs rm < install_manifest.txt" as root
and it will remove all traces of the library from the system paths.

Once you are satisfied, you can delete the build directory.

Primary Unix development is done with GNU/Linux, but PhysicsFS is known to
work out of the box with several flavors of Unix. It it doesn't work, patches
to get it running can be sent to icculus@icculus.org.



BeOS:
BeOS, Zeta, and Haiku:

Use the "Unix" instructions, above. The CMake port to BeOS is fairly new at
the time of this writing, but it works. You can get a build of CMake from
@@ -53,7 +57,7 @@ Use the "Unix" instructions, above. The CMake port to BeOS is fairly new at

Windows:

If building with CygWin, mingw32 or something else that uses the GNU
If building with Cygwin, mingw32, MSYS, or something else that uses the GNU
toolchain, follow the Unix instructions, above.

If you want to use Visual Studio, nmake, or the Platform SDK, you will need
@@ -94,7 +98,7 @@ Code exists for PocketPC support, and there are shipping titles that used
MAC OS 8/9:

Classic Mac OS support has been dropped in PhysicsFS 2.0. Apple hasn't updated
pre-OSX versions in almost a decade at this point, none of the hardware
pre-OSX versions in more than a decade at this point, none of the hardware
they've shipped will boot it for almost as many years, and finding
developer tools for it is becoming almost impossible. As the switch to Intel
hardware has removed the "Classic" emulation environment, it was time to

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