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Clarify INSTALL.

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@@ -19,12 +19,17 @@ configure script and other build files:
To create a distribution, please use the 'distcheck' target:
/bin/sh build/autogen.sh && ./configure && make distcheck
-On non-Unix-like systems, use the "cmake" utility (available from
+On Unix-like and non-Unix-like systems, use the "cmake" utility (available from
http://cmake.org/) to generate suitable build files for your platform.
Cmake requires the name of the directory containing CmakeLists.txt and
the "generator" to use for your build environment. For example, to
build with Xcode on Mac OS, you can use the following command:
cmake -G "Xcode" ~/libarchive-download-dir/
The result will be appropriate makefiles, solution files, or project
files that can be used with the corresponding development tool.
-See the libarchive Wiki or the cmake site for further documentation.
+The default on Unix-like systems is to generate Makefiles, so you
+can also use cmake instead of the configure script:
+ cmake ~/libarchive-download-dir/
+ make
+ make install
+See the libarchive Wiki or the cmake site for further documentation.

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