Linux systems are built on GNU utilities. Thus building on Linux is probably the easiest. Basically the steps are to unpack the sources, configure, build the libraries, and finally install the headers and binaries.
- Unpack the sources
tar -zxf lyric-src-release.tar.gz
This will create a directory
- Enter the directory
- Configure the package
You can get help on additional
configureoptions (such as installation prefix) with
- Build the libraries
- Install the header files and binaries
If you are installing Lyric in a "system" directory such as
/usr/local, you'll probably have to become the super-user before installation with
The installation process will put the C++ header (include) files in
and the library binary files in
More detailed installation instructions are found in the documentation.