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Restructure readme.txt

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  1. +11 −63 readme.txt
  2. +18 −0 readme_libvirt.txt
  3. +25 −0 readme_virt-manager.txt
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74 readme.txt
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---- Is this what you're looking for?
-
-- if you want a prebuilt Windows installer for libvirt, rather than compiling
- yourself, take a look at http://libvirt.org/windows.html
+--- msys_setup
+- this is a set of scripts that setup an MSYS/MinGW environment on Windows and
+ allows to compile libvirt and related libraries and tools
+--- Is this what you're looking for?
---- Compiling libvirt using MSYS/MinGW
+- if you want a prebuilt Windows installer for libvirt, rather than compiling
+ yourself, take a look at http://libvirt.org/windows.html
-- make sure to have at least 1.5 GB of free disk space
+-- General MSYS/MinGW environment setup
- download wget.exe from http://users.ugent.be/~bpuype/wget/ and put it in
the same directory as msys_setup.bat
-
- run msys_setup.bat to download and setup an MSYS/MinGW environment
you'll see automated Windows Installer popups for 7zip and Python. the
@@ -28,65 +28,13 @@
ask you for confirmation, you need to allow 7zip and Python to get unpacked
-- run msys\msys.bat to open a MSYS shell
-
-
-- run compile_portablexdr.sh in the MSYS shell
-
-
-- run compile_libxml2.sh in the MSYS shell
-
-
-- if you need VMware ESX support run compile_libcurl.sh in the MSYS shell
-
-
-- run compile_libvirt-0.8.8.sh in the MSYS shell
-
-
-- run gather_libvirt.sh in the MSYS shell
-
-
-- you can find all necessary files in msys\gather\libvirt now
-
-
-- done
-
-
-
-
-
---- Setting up virt-manager using MSYS/MinGW
-
-
-- the next steps assume that you have setup the MSYS/MinGW environment and
- compiled libvirt as in it the steps described above
-
-
-- run msys\msys.bat to open a MSYS shell if you don't have it open anymore
-
-
-- if you didn't run compile_libcurl.sh in the MSYS shell for VMware ESX
- support run it now, because it is an indirect dependency of virt-manager
-
-
-- run compile_pycurl.sh in the MSYS shell
-
-
-- run compile_urlgrabber.sh in the MSYS shell
-
-
-- run compile_virt-install.sh in the MSYS shell
-
-- run compile_gtk-vnc.sh in the MSYS shell
+--- Compiling libvirt
+- see readme_libvirt.txt
-- run compile_virt-manager.sh in the MSYS shell
-- you can now start virt-manager from the MSYS shell. as it can't store it's
- configuration in a persistent way currently (due to the lack of a proper
- gconf implementation), you'll need to specify the connection URI on every
- start like this:
+--- Setting up virt-manager
- virt-manager --no-dbus --no-fork --connect qemu://<remote>/system
+- see readme_virt-manager.txt
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18 readme_libvirt.txt
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+
+--- Compiling libvirt
+
+- run msys\msys.bat to open a MSYS shell
+
+- run compile_portablexdr.sh in the MSYS shell
+
+- run compile_libxml2.sh in the MSYS shell
+
+- if you need VMware ESX support run compile_libcurl.sh in the MSYS shell
+
+- run compile_libvirt-0.9.0.sh in the MSYS shell
+
+- run gather_libvirt.sh in the MSYS shell
+
+- you can find all necessary files in msys\gather\libvirt now
+
+- done
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25 readme_virt-manager.txt
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+
+--- Setting up virt-manager
+
+
+- run msys\msys.bat to open a MSYS shell if you don't have it open anymore
+
+- if you didn't run compile_libcurl.sh in the MSYS shell for VMware ESX
+ support run it now, because it is an indirect dependency of virt-manager
+
+- run compile_pycurl.sh in the MSYS shell
+
+- run compile_urlgrabber.sh in the MSYS shell
+
+- run compile_virt-install.sh in the MSYS shell
+
+- run compile_gtk-vnc.sh in the MSYS shell
+
+- run compile_virt-manager.sh in the MSYS shell
+
+- you can now start virt-manager from the MSYS shell. as it can't store it's
+ configuration in a persistent way currently (due to the lack of a proper
+ gconf implementation), you'll need to specify the connection URI on every
+ start like this:
+
+ virt-manager --no-dbus --no-fork --connect qemu://<remote>/system

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