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Mostly text updates in Chapter 8.
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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.5//EN"
3 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.5/docbookx.dtd" [
4 <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../general.ent">
5 %general-entities;
6]>
7
8<sect1 id="ch-system-meson" role="wrap">
9 <?dbhtml filename="meson.html"?>
10
11 <sect1info condition="script">
12 <productname>meson</productname>
13 <productnumber>&meson-version;</productnumber>
14 <address>&meson-url;</address>
15 </sect1info>
16
17 <title>Meson-&meson-version;</title>
18
19 <indexterm zone="ch-system-meson">
20 <primary sortas="a-Meson">Meson</primary>
21 </indexterm>
22
23 <sect2 role="package">
24 <title/>
25
26 <para>Meson is an open source build system meant to be both extremely fast
27 and as user friendly as possible.</para>
28
29 <segmentedlist>
30 <segtitle>&buildtime;</segtitle>
31 <segtitle>&diskspace;</segtitle>
32 <seglistitem>
33 <seg>&meson-fin-sbu;</seg>
34 <seg>&meson-fin-du;</seg>
35 </seglistitem>
36 </segmentedlist>
37
38 </sect2>
39
40 <sect2 role="installation">
41 <title>Installation of Meson</title>
42
43 <para>Compile Meson with the following command:</para>
44
45<screen><userinput remap="make">python3 setup.py build</userinput></screen>
46
47 <para>This package does not come with a test suite.</para>
48
49 <para>Install the package:</para>
50
51<screen><userinput remap="install">python3 setup.py install --root=dest
52cp -rv dest/* /</userinput></screen>
53
54 <variablelist>
55 <title>The meaning of the install parameters:</title>
56
57 <varlistentry>
58 <term><parameter>--root=dest</parameter></term>
59 <listitem>
60 <para>By default <command>python3 setup.py install</command>
61 installs various files (such as man pages) into Python Eggs.
62 With a specified root location, <command>setup.py</command> installs
63 these files into a standard hierarchy. Then the hierarchy
64 can just be copied to the standard location.
65 </para>
66 </listitem>
67 </varlistentry>
68
69 </variablelist>
70 </sect2>
71
72 <sect2 id="contents-meson" role="content">
73 <title>Contents of Meson</title>
74
75 <segmentedlist>
76 <segtitle>Installed programs</segtitle>
77 <segtitle>Installed directory</segtitle>
78
79 <seglistitem>
80 <seg>meson</seg>
81 <seg>/usr/lib/python&python-minor;/site-packages/meson-&meson-version;-py&python-minor;.egg-info and /usr/lib/python&python-minor;/site-packages/mesonbuild</seg>
82 </seglistitem>
83 </segmentedlist>
84
85 <variablelist>
86 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
87 <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
88 <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
89
90 <varlistentry id="meson">
91 <term><command>meson</command></term>
92 <listitem>
93 <para>A high productivity build system</para>
94 <indexterm zone="ch-system-meson meson">
95 <primary sortas="b-meson">meson</primary>
96 </indexterm>
97 </listitem>
98 </varlistentry>
99
100 </variablelist>
101
102 </sect2>
103
104</sect1>
105
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