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Evented I/O for V8 javascript. Build Status

To build:

Prerequisites (Unix only):

* GCC 4.2 or newer
* Python 2.6 or 2.7
* GNU Make 3.81 or newer
* libexecinfo (FreeBSD and OpenBSD only)

Unix/Macintosh:

./configure
make
make install

If your python binary is in a non-standard location or has a non-standard name, run the following instead:

export PYTHON=/path/to/python
$PYTHON ./configure
make
make install

Windows:

vcbuild.bat

You can download pre-built binaries for various operating systems from http://nodejs.org/download/. The Windows and OS X installers will prompt you for the location to install to. The tarballs are self-contained; you can extract them to a local directory with:

tar xzf /path/to/node-<version>-<platform>-<arch>.tar.gz

Or system-wide with:

cd /usr/local && tar --strip-components 1 -xzf \
                     /path/to/node-<version>-<platform>-<arch>.tar.gz

To run the tests:

Unix/Macintosh:

make test

Windows:

vcbuild.bat test

To build the documentation:

make doc

To read the documentation:

man doc/node.1

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