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1 files changed, 9 insertions, 2 deletions
@@ -5,6 +5,13 @@ This is for folks who want to setup their own public-inbox instance.
Clients should use normal git-clone/git-fetch, or NNTP clients
if they want to import mail into their personal inboxes.
+public-inbox is developed on Debian GNU/Linux systems and will
+never depend on packages outside of the "main" component of
+the "stable" distribution, currently Debian 9.x ("stretch")
+Most packages are available in other GNU/Linux distributions;
+and FreeBSD support can happen.
TODO: this still needs to be documented better,
also see the scripts/ and sa_config/ directories in the source tree
@@ -14,8 +21,8 @@ Requirements
public-inbox requires a number of other packages to access its full
functionality. The core tools are, of course:
+* Git (1.8.0+, 2.6+ for writing v2 repositories)
+* Perl 5.8+
* SQLite (needed for Xapian use)
To accept incoming mail into a public inbox, you'll likely want: