olpc-os-builder [PATCH] add a Quick Start to README and reformat

Daniel Drake dsd at laptop.org
Tue Jan 5 16:25:13 EST 2010

On Wed, 2010-01-06 at 07:24 +1100, James Cameron wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 05, 2010 at 10:45:10AM +0000, Daniel Drake wrote:
> > Thanks, but I'm not so sure about getting users to run "make install"
> > since that will put things in /usr rather than /usr/local.
> "make" apparently does nothing, and the README at the time said to use
> the "olpc-os-builder" command, so a "make install" was implied.

make is needed to compile the support binaries.

The README was written in preparation for being installed as the fedora
package, and is already used for that purpose at

> "make install" should really use /usr/local or DESTDIR.

It already supports DESTDIR but olpc-os-builder itself doesnt support
being run in installed mode in anything other than /usr
(this could be fixed, but its probably not worth it. lets just focus on
the Fedora efforts...)


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