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+Build instructions for building and installing pygame
+Nov 20, 2000
+-------------------------------------------------------------
+pygame is built and installed using the python distutils.
+
+The majority of your work will likely be preparing the
+dependencies for pygame. You will obviously need Python 2.0
+installed and ready for development work. The only other
+requirement is SDL. You should be able to get this compiled
+without difficulty. (There is an available devel download
+for windows which will suit your needs on that platform).
+This is all you'll need for the base pygame installation.
+There are extra modules you can use which require other
+dependencies like Numeric Python and many of the SDL
+daughter libraries, like SDL_image and SDL_ttf.
+
+If installing under Windows without a compiler, or without
+needing any of the pygame dependencies. You can download
+the Windows Precompiled Binaries Release. Download and
+extract this zipfile into the same directory as pygame.
+Now you don't need to worry about any of the Setup files,
+just type "python setup.py install" and you will be set.
+http://pygame.seul.org/ftp/pygame-dependencies.zip
+
+
+You control the compilation of pygame with the "Setup"
+file. The default Setup file is named "Setup.in". The
+file uses basic cross-compiler flags to configure pygame.
+
+The pygame installation also comes with a "config.py"
+script. This will create a Setup file based on the different
+setting of your platform. This should have little difficulty
+building you a proper "Setup" file to compile with.
+
+Once you are reasonably pleased with your "Setup" file, it's
+time to build and install with distutils. This is all handled
+with the "setup.py" script. Most users will be able to issue
+the command "python setup.py install" and distutils will build
+and install everything you need.
+
+On windows, distutils will copy the needed dependency DLL's
+it finds and place them in the final pygame installation folder.
+This should happen automatically. If you get missing DLL errors
+when importing the different pygame modules, it is likely python
+cannot find the needed dependency libraries. You will want to
+hand-copy the needed DLLs to somewhere on your windows path or
+into the installed pygame package directory.
+
+On unix, you will likely need to be root to install the
+library. The installation needs to create directories in
+the python include and site directories. Distutils offers
+flags to control where pygame will be installed.
+
+Assuming no errors stopped the install, you are good to go.
+Head to the examples directory and start trying things out.
+
+If you do have problems, first check the error. It is likely
+a problem with your Setup file. 
+
+
+Pete Shinners
+shredwheat@mediaone.net
 
 <hr>
 
-<font size=+1><b>Text File Documentation</b></font><br><li><a href=init.txt>init</a> - Information about importing and initializing pygame
+<font size=+1><b>Text File Documentation</b></font><br><li><a href=fullinstall.txt>fullinstall</a> - Build instructions for building and installing pygame
 </li>
-<li><a href=install.txt>install</a> - Build instructions for building and installing pygame
+<li><a href=init.txt>init</a> - Information about importing and initializing pygame
 </li><br>&nbsp;<br><font size=+1><b>Tutorials</b></font><br><li><a href=tut/ChimpLineByLine.html>tut/ChimpLineByLine</a> - Line by Line Descriptions of the Chimp Example
 </li>
 <li><a href=tut/DisplayModes.html>tut/DisplayModes</a> - Choosing and Configuring Display Modes

docs/install.txt

-Build instructions for building and installing pygame
-Nov 20, 2000
--------------------------------------------------------------
-pygame is built and installed using the python distutils.
-
-The majority of your work will likely be preparing the
-dependencies for pygame. You will obviously need Python 2.0
-installed and ready for development work. The only other
-requirement is SDL. You should be able to get this compiled
-without difficulty. (There is an available devel download
-for windows which will suit your needs on that platform).
-This is all you'll need for the base pygame installation.
-There are extra modules you can use which require other
-dependencies like Numeric Python and many of the SDL
-daughter libraries, like SDL_image and SDL_ttf.
-
-If installing under Windows without a compiler, or without
-needing any of the pygame dependencies. You can download
-the Windows Precompiled Binaries Release. Download and
-extract this zipfile into the same directory as pygame.
-Now you don't need to worry about any of the Setup files,
-just type "python setup.py install" and you will be set.
-http://pygame.seul.org/ftp/pygame-dependencies.zip
-
-
-You control the compilation of pygame with the "Setup"
-file. The default Setup file is named "Setup.in". The
-file uses basic cross-compiler flags to configure pygame.
-
-The pygame installation also comes with a "config.py"
-script. This will create a Setup file based on the different
-setting of your platform. This should have little difficulty
-building you a proper "Setup" file to compile with.
-
-Once you are reasonably pleased with your "Setup" file, it's
-time to build and install with distutils. This is all handled
-with the "setup.py" script. Most users will be able to issue
-the command "python setup.py install" and distutils will build
-and install everything you need.
-
-On windows, distutils will copy the needed dependency DLL's
-it finds and place them in the final pygame installation folder.
-This should happen automatically. If you get missing DLL errors
-when importing the different pygame modules, it is likely python
-cannot find the needed dependency libraries. You will want to
-hand-copy the needed DLLs to somewhere on your windows path or
-into the installed pygame package directory.
-
-On unix, you will likely need to be root to install the
-library. The installation needs to create directories in
-the python include and site directories. Distutils offers
-flags to control where pygame will be installed.
-
-Assuming no errors stopped the install, you are good to go.
-Head to the examples directory and start trying things out.
-
-If you do have problems, first check the error. It is likely
-a problem with your Setup file. 
-
-
-Pete Shinners
-shredwheat@mediaone.net