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authorRob Kendrick <>2008-03-18 14:16:28 +0000
committerRob Kendrick <>2008-03-18 14:16:28 +0000
commit7caebae41ed05d80609fcc119d3f801683c9f644 (patch)
treef5fcd91e9bf4c8fbeb3221cc61ed96dc4d88b18b /Docs
parent6af85cc3f73adc9cd6d6d1cf15ee817e955125b5 (diff)
Update GTK building instructions to mention new Makefile, and talk about the netsurf starter script a little more.
svn path=/trunk/netsurf/; revision=3961
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diff --git a/Docs/BUILDING-GTK b/Docs/BUILDING-GTK
index ca8ded155..db45b4f86 100644
@@ -19,11 +19,13 @@ support. If you have trouble finding lemon for your platform, it forms part of
the SQLite distribution, and consists of a single C file and a single runtime
data file, and is trivial to build yourself.
-Type "make gtk". Currently, this produces a huge number of warnings, mostly
-due to confused signedness. These haven't been fixed yet but are mostly
+Type "make -f Makefile.unix". Currently, this produces a huge number of
+warnings, mostly due to confused signedness. These haven't been fixed yet but
+are mostly harmless.
Once built, NetSurf can be run by executing the shell script called "netsurf".
This script sets up some environment variables, which enables the NetSurf
binary to find its resources, making it easy to run the nsgtk binary from the
-build tree.
+build tree. If you're packaging NetSurf, you can edit the RESPATH macro near
+the top of gtk/gtk_gui.c to point at a directory to search, removing much of
+the need for this starter shell script.