Diff for /gforth/INSTALL between versions 1.10 and 1.12

version 1.10, 1995/10/11 19:39:31 version 1.12, 1995/11/13 18:37:09
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 make test  make test
   
 To make the documentation, type  You can run some benchmarks with
   
 make -k gforth.info gforth.ps html  make bench
   
   and compare them with the results in Benchres and in the manual.
   
 If everything is allright, you may want to install gforth. Type  If everything is allright, you may want to install gforth. Type
   
 make install  make install
   
 You have to make an entry in the info directory file manually. Also,  You have to make an entry in the info directory file manually.
 you have to install gforth.ps and html yourself.  
   For paper documentation, print gforth.ps (a Postscript file (300dpi
   fonts, i.e., it works, but does not produce best quality on better
   printers)), or say
   
   make gforth.dvi
   
   and print the resulting file gforth.dvi. You can also get the
   documentation in HTML format by typing
   
   make html
   
                   Multiple Versions and Deinstallation
   
   Several versions of Gforth can be installed and used at the same
   time. Version `foo' can be invoked with `gforth-foo'. We recommend to
   keep the old version for some time after a new one has been installed.
   
   You can deinstall this version of Gforth with 'make uninstall' and
   version foo with 'make uninstall VERSION=foo'. 'make uninstall' also
   tells you how to uninstall Gforth completely.
   
 A possible problem:                          A Possible Problem
   
 You need to read this only if you see a message like  You need to read this only if you see a message like
   
 "gforth: Cannot load nonrelocatable image (compiled for address 0x1234) at address 0x5678  "gforth: Cannot load nonrelocatable image (compiled for address 0x1234) at address 0x5678
 The Gforth installer should look into the INSTALL file"  The Gforth installer should look into the INSTALL file"
   
 Gforth supports relocatable and fixed-address images. If you load  Gforth supports both relocatable and fixed-address images. If you load
 normal Forth code and save the image, you get a fixed-address  normal Forth code and save the image, you get a fixed-address
 image. Producing a relocatable image is more difficult.  image. Producing a relocatable image is more difficult.
   
 Consequently, Gforth has only a relocatable image of the kernel  Therefore, Gforth has only a relocatable image of the kernel
 (kernal.fi), which is powerful enough to load the rest of  (kernal.fi), which is powerful enough to load the rest of
 Gforth. However, loading the rest takes a noticable amount of time. To  Gforth. However, loading the rest takes a noticable amount of time. To
 avoid this delay on every startup,the installation procedure produces  avoid this delay (which would occur on every startup), the
 an image fixed at an address determined at the Gforth run that  installation procedure produces an image fixed at an address
 produced the image. This fixed-address image is loaded by default. On  determined at the Gforth run that produced the image. This
 most OSs this works, because the first chunk of memory is always  fixed-address image is loaded by default. On most OSs this works,
 allocated at the same address. If the address changes, you get the  because the first chunk of memory is always allocated at the same
 message above.  address. If the address changes, you get the message above.
   
 An image address change can be caused by a change of the gforth  An image address change can be caused by a change of the gforth
 executable, or by a change (upgrade) of the OS; in these cases you  executable, or by a change (upgrade) of the OS; in these cases you

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