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10. Installing Bash

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, Windows 95/98, and Windows NT.

10.1 Basic Installation  Installation instructions.

10.2 Compilers and Options  How to set special options for various systems.

10.3 Compiling For Multiple Architectures  How to compile Bash for more than one kind of system from the same source tree.

10.4 Installation Names  How to set the various paths used by the installation.

10.5 Specifying the System Type  How to configure Bash for a particular system.

10.6 Sharing Defaults  How to share default configuration values among GNU programs.

10.7 Operation Controls  Options recognized by the configuration program.

10.8 Optional Features  How to enable and disable optional features when building Bash.

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