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authorJeremy Evans <code@jeremyevans.net>2021-06-17 10:34:36 -0700
committerHiroshi SHIBATA <hsbt@ruby-lang.org>2021-06-18 10:58:27 +0900
commit1de063a10b5c5c71d0602c961862b8396702dbb1 (patch)
tree01897bb45054c891ee5c5ce495a5944a00f85ca5
parent0a36cab1b53646062026c3181117fad73802baf4 (diff)
Add section on build requirements to the README
I'm not sure that this is section is complete (may be missing requirements), or accurate (minimum automake or bison versions may not be correct). However, I think it's useful, and we can adjust it in the future to add requirements or adjust requirement versions. Fixes [Bug #14409]
Notes
Notes: Merged: https://github.com/ruby/ruby/pull/4582
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@@ -76,6 +76,18 @@ in the mail body (not subject) to the address [ruby-talk-request@ruby-lang.org].
[ruby-talk-request@ruby-lang.org]: mailto:ruby-talk-request@ruby-lang.org?subject=Join%20Ruby%20Mailing%20List&body=subscribe
+## Requirements to build from repository
+
+1. GNU or BSD make
+2. C99 compiler
+3. autoconf 2.67 or higher
+4. automake 1.15 or higher
+5. bison 2.3 or higher
+6. Ruby 2.2 or higher
+
+When building from a released version, only a C99 compiler and GNU or BSD make
+is required.
+
## How to compile and install
1. If you want to use Microsoft Visual C++ to compile Ruby, read