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
|• 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
|• Operation Controls:||Options recognized by the configuration program.|
|• Optional Features:||How to enable and disable optional features when