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authorMichael Drake <>2007-08-23 18:15:08 +0000
committerMichael Drake <>2007-08-23 18:15:08 +0000
commitaeb355e404aebf89dadad2197e28281bc7824731 (patch)
treeb64c364d58c62b913180574624608a1f3871d8cd /Docs
parentcc974e673f652997e67a01ed4c323be70136127c (diff)
Bring nsgtk execution instruction forward to first sentence in paragraph.
svn path=/trunk/netsurf/; revision=3532
Diffstat (limited to 'Docs')
1 files changed, 6 insertions, 8 deletions
diff --git a/Docs/BUILDING-GTK b/Docs/BUILDING-GTK
index 3a2bc5d28..87c821206 100644
@@ -1,6 +1,6 @@
To build the GTK version of NetSurf on a UNIX-like platform (although it has
only been tested on Debian, Ubuntu and FreeBSD), simply run "make gtk" once
-you have got the relevent build dependancies installed. Under a Debian-like
+you have got the relevent build dependencies installed. Under a Debian-like
OS, this should suffice:
apt-get install libglade2-dev libcurl3-dev libxml2-dev libmng-dev
@@ -16,12 +16,10 @@ 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 havn't been fixed yet but are mostly
+due to confused signedness. These haven't been fixed yet but are mostly
-Once you've built NetSurf, you should have an executable called nsgtk. You
-can't run this directly without setting up some environment variables so that
-NetSurf can find its resources (such as the window definitions, text resources,
-etc). A small shell script called "netsurf" is provided to make it easy to run
-NetSurf from the build tree.
+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.