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<h1>Installing Programs</h1>
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<h2>Quick Start</h2>
<p>
Type this (You might needs super user previledge):
</p>
<pre>
($ su)
# ruby setup.rb
</pre>
<p>
If you want to install a program in to your home directory
($HOME), use following instead:
</p>
<pre>
$ ruby setup.rb all --prefix=$HOME
</pre>
<h2>Detailed Installtion Process</h2>
<p>
setup.rb invokes installation by three steps. There are
&quot;config&quot;, &quot;setup&quot; and &quot;install&quot;. You can invoke each steps
separately as following:
</p>
<pre>
$ ruby setup.rb config
$ ruby setup.rb setup
# ruby setup.rb install
</pre>
<p>
You can controll installation process by giving detailed
options for each tasks. For example, --bin-dir=$HOME/bin
let setup.rb install commands in $HOME/bin.
</p>
<p>
For details, see &quot;Task Options&quot;.
</p>
<h2>Global Options</h2>
<p>
&quot;Global Option&quot; is a command line option which you can use
for all tasks. You must give a global option before any task
name.
</p>
<dl>
<dt>-q,--quiet</dt>
<dd><p>
suppress message outputs
</p>
</dd>
<dt>--verbose</dt>
<dd><p>
output messages verbosely (default)
</p>
</dd>
<dt>-h,--help</dt>
<dd><p>
prints help and quit
</p>
</dd>
<dt>-v,--version</dt>
<dd><p>
prints version and quit
</p>
</dd>
<dt>--copyright</dt>
<dd><p>
prints copyright and quit
</p>
</dd>
</dl>
<h2>Tasks</h2>
<p>
These are acceptable tasks:
</p>
<dl>
<dt>all</dt>
<dd><p>
Invokes `config', `setup', then `install'.
Task options for all is same with config.
</p>
</dd>
<dt>config</dt>
<dd><p>
Checks and saves configurations.
</p>
</dd>
<dt>show</dt>
<dd><p>
Prints current configurations.
</p>
</dd>
<dt>setup</dt>
<dd><p>
Compiles ruby extentions.
</p>
</dd>
<dt>install</dt>
<dd><p>
Installs files.
</p>
</dd>
<dt>test</dt>
<dd><p>
Invokes tests.
</p>
</dd>
<dt>clean</dt>
<dd><p>
Removes created files.
</p>
</dd>
<dt>distclean</dt>
<dd><p>
Removes all created files.
</p>
</dd>
</dl>
<h2>Task Options for CONFIG/ALL</h2>
<p>
You can pass following long options for CONFIG task
and ALL task.
</p>
<p>
All options accept parameterized value, like
--rbdir=$siterubyver or --sodir=$siterubyverarch.
On UNIX shells, you should escape &quot;$&quot; character,
so use --rbdir=\$siterubyver or --sodir=$siterubyverach.
</p>
<dl>
<dt>--installdirs=(std|site|home)</dt>
<dd><p>
A handy option to set common install target.
</p>
<p>
std: install files under $libruby.
</p>
<p>
site: install files under $siteruby.
</p>
<p>
home: install files under home directory ($HOME).
</p>
</dd>
<dt>--prefix=PATH</dt>
<dd><p>
The path prefix of target directory pathes like $bindir, $libdir...
</p>
</dd>
<dt>--bindir=PATH</dt>
<dd><p>
The directory for commands.
</p>
</dd>
<dt>--rbdir=PATH</dt>
<dd><p>
The directory for ruby scripts.
</p>
</dd>
<dt>--sodir=PATH</dt>
<dd><p>
The directory for ruby extentions.
</p>
</dd>
<dt>--datadir=PATH</dt>
<dd><p>
The directory for shared data.
</p>
</dd>
<dt>--sysconfdir=PATH</dt>
<dd><p>
The directory for configuration files.
</p>
</dd>
<dt>--mandir=PATH</dt>
<dd><p>
The directory for manual pages.
</p>
</dd>
<dt>--libruby=PATH</dt>
<dd><p>
The directory for ruby libraries.
</p>
</dd>
<dt>--librubyver=PATH</dt>
<dd><p>
The directory for standard ruby libraries.
</p>
</dd>
<dt>--librubyverarch=PATH</dt>
<dd><p>
The directory for standard ruby extensions.
</p>
</dd>
<dt>--siteruby=PATH</dt>
<dd><p>
The directory for version-independent non-standard
ruby libraries
</p>
</dd>
<dt>--siterubyver=PATH</dt>
<dd><p>
The directory for non-standard ruby libraries.
</p>
</dd>
<dt>--siterubyverarch=PATH</dt>
<dd><p>
The directory for non-standard ruby extensions.
</p>
</dd>
<dt>--rubypath=PATH</dt>
<dd><p>
The path to set to #! line.
</p>
</dd>
<dt>--shebang=(all|ruby|never)</dt>
<dd><p>
Shenbang line (#!) rewriting mode.
</p>
<p>
all: replace all shebang lines.
</p>
<p>
ruby: replace shebang lines which invokes ruby.
</p>
<p>
never: never rewrite shebang.
</p>
</dd>
<dt>--rubyprog=PATH</dt>
<dd><p>
The ruby program using for installation.
</p>
</dd>
<dt>--makeprog=NAME</dt>
<dd><p>
The make program to compile ruby extentions.
</p>
</dd>
<dt>--without-ext</dt>
<dd><p>
Forces to setup.rb never to compile/install
ruby extentions.
</p>
</dd>
<dt>--rbconfig=PATH</dt>
<dd><p>
Your rbconfig.rb to load.
</p>
</dd>
</dl>
<p>
If there's the directory named &quot;packages&quot;,
You can also use these options:
</p>
<dl>
<dt>--with=NAME,NAME,NAME...</dt>
<dd><p>
Package names which you want to install.
</p>
</dd>
<dt>--without=NAME,NAME,NAME...</dt>
<dd><p>
Package names which you do not want to install.
</p>
</dd>
</dl>
<p>
[NOTE] You can pass options to extconf.rb like this:
</p>
<pre>
ruby setup.rb config -- --with-tklib=/usr/lib/libtk-ja.so.8.0
</pre>
<h2>Task Options for INSTALL</h2>
<dl>
<dt>--no-harm</dt>
<dd><p>
prints what to do and done nothing really.
</p>
</dd>
<dt>--prefix=PATH</dt>
<dd><p>
The prefix of the installing directory path.
This option may help binary package maintainers.
A default value is an empty string.
</p>
</dd>
</dl>
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