This chapter provides basic instructions for installing Bash on the various supported platforms. The distribution supports the GNU operating systems, nearly every version of Unix, and several non-Unix systems such as BeOS and Interix. Other independent ports exist for MS-DOS, OS/2, and Windows platforms.
|Basic Installation||Installation instructions.|
|Compilers and Options||How to set special options for various systems.|
|Compiling For Multiple Architectures||How to compile Bash for more than one kind of system from the same source tree.|
|Installation Names||How to set the various paths used by the installation.|
|Specifying the System Type||How to configure Bash for a particular system.|
|Sharing Defaults||How to share default configuration values among GNU programs.|
|Operation Controls||Options recognized by the configuration program.|
|Optional Features||How to enable and disable optional features when building Bash.|
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