readme: add building instructions

Ed Kellett 2 years ago
parent 1596fc8ffd
commit 75fd7ead8d

@ -65,10 +65,17 @@ These are known issues and workarounds for supported platforms.
* **Solaris**: you may have to set your PATH to include /usr/gnu/bin and /usr/gnu/sbin before /usr/bin
and /usr/sbin. Solaris's default tools don't seem to play nicely with the configure script.
# building from git
# building
We no longer supply a prebuilt configure script in git, due to use of automake and libtool causing problems.
You will need to run `` to build the autotools files prior to building solanum.
./configure --prefix=/path/to/installation
make check # run tests
make install
See `./configure --help` for build options.
# feature specific requirements