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authoroej <oej@f38db490-d61c-443f-a65b-d21fe96a405b>2006-03-31 19:40:27 +0000
committeroej <oej@f38db490-d61c-443f-a65b-d21fe96a405b>2006-03-31 19:40:27 +0000
commita172bbc40e281ff99f80e28ddc24026b97e78dc6 (patch)
tree0c83d69629591cfbf7d1cafa70c68d7c0d21bda3 /README
parent59538151596cd3876adfb1afca4e32477659bcea (diff)
- Reference to doc/security.txt instead of SECURITY
- Instruct people to READ THE DOCUMENTATION!!! git-svn-id: http://svn.digium.com/svn/asterisk/trunk@16774 f38db490-d61c-443f-a65b-d21fe96a405b
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@@ -8,8 +8,8 @@ and other copyright holders.
It is imperative that you read and fully understand the contents of
-the SECURITY file before you attempt to configure and run an Asterisk
+the security information file (doc/security.txt) before you attempt
+to configure and run an Asterisk server.
Asterisk is an Open Source PBX and telephony toolkit. It is, in a
@@ -84,11 +84,18 @@ On many distributions, these files are installed by packages with names like
So let's proceed:
-1) Run "make"
+1) Read the README files.
+ There are more README files than this one in the doc/ directory.
+ Start with doc/00README.1st
+ You may also want to check the configuration files that contain
+ examples and reference guides. They are all in the configs/
+ directory.
+2) Run "make"
Assuming the build completes successfully:
-2) Run "make install"
+3) Run "make install"
Each time you update or checkout from the repository, you are strongly
encouraged to ensure all previous object files are removed to avoid internal
@@ -99,7 +106,7 @@ is required, and the file .lastclean, which contains the last .cleancount used.
If this is your first time working with Asterisk, you may wish to install
the sample PBX, with demonstration extensions, etc. If so, run:
-3) "make samples"
+4) "make samples"
Doing so will overwrite any existing config files you have.