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diff --git a/Docs/BUILDING-BeOS b/Docs/BUILDING-BeOS
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@@ -5,18 +5,23 @@
This document provides instructions for building the BeOS and Haiku version
of NetSurf and provides guidance on obtaining NetSurf's build dependencies.
- BeOS NetSurf has been tested on Zeta only for now. There are still some
+ BeOS NetSurf has been tested on Zeta and Haiku only for now. There are still some
issues to sort out for other BeOS versions.
+ Quick Start
- There are still pending fixes against SVN before it can be build from BeOS
- or Haiku.
+ See the QUICK-START document, which provides a simple environment with
+ which you can fetch, build and install NetSurf and its dependencies.
+ The QUICK-START is the recommended way to build NetSurf for Haiku. BeOS needs too much manual
+ hacking to be built this way.
- Building and executing NetSurf
+ Manual building
- To build NetSurf on a BeOS or Haiku, provided you have the relevant
+ To build NetSurf on a BeOS, provided you have the relevant
build dependencies installed, simply run:
@@ -38,8 +43,19 @@
The NetSurf project has developed several libraries which are required by
- the browser. To fetch each of these libraries, run the appropriate commands
- from the Docs/LIBRARIES file.
+ the browser. These are:
+ BuildSystem -- Shared build system, needed to build the other libraries
+ LibParserUtils -- Parser building utility functions
+ LibWapcaplet -- String internment
+ Hubbub -- HTML5 compliant HTML parser
+ LibCSS -- CSS parser and selection engine
+ LibNSGIF -- GIF format image decoder
+ LibNSBMP -- BMP and ICO format image decoder
+ LibROSprite -- RISC OS Sprite format image decoder
+ To fetch each of these libraries, run the appropriate commands from the
+ Docs/LIBRARIES file, from within your workspace directory.
To build and install these libraries, simply enter each of their directories
@@ -57,6 +73,13 @@
TODO: add some more here.
+ Additional requirements for BeOS
+ On Haiku, other libraries and tools are either shipped with the system or available through the
+ package repositories. For BeOS based systems, you will need to install and update all the
+ required tools, as described below.
@@ -121,7 +144,3 @@
NetSurf might build on BeOS R5 but probably won't work on anything else than
- This will pull in loads of things, like all the GTK dev libraries, the PNG
- and JPEG libraries, colour management libraries, zlib, OpenSSL etc that
- NetSurf also depends on.