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Scource installation vs binary installation

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by shann, Oct 23, 2005.

  1. shann

    shann Well-Known Member

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    Hi,


    What is teh main difference between source instllation and binary installation?

    thanks
    shann
     
  2. bamasbest

    bamasbest Well-Known Member

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    Here's a stab ....

    In essence, binaries are built for a specific platform/configuration and can "essentially/sorta" just be "dropped" in to your system.

    Source is installed/built with options that allow you to control certain elements and paramaters of the install.
     
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