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  1. C Driver
  2. CDRIVER-3034

Reorganize installation documentation

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    • Type: Task
    • Status: Open
    • Priority: Major - P3
    • Resolution: Unresolved
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    • Fix Version/s: None
    • Component/s: docs
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      Description

      The install docs are currently split into several top-level sections:

      • Installing libmongoc via package manager
      • Installing libbson via package manager
      • Building on Unix
      • Building on macOS
      • Building on Windows (various configurations)

      The Unix and macOS sections discuss how to obtain the driver sources from a release tarball, but this isn't specified for Windows. Also, some Windows-specific commands appear under the Unix section.

      Roberto Sanchez proposed we reorganize the documentation under the following sections:

      • Getting the code
        • From Git (and generating version info)
        • Release tarball
      • Building the code
        • Subsection for each platform

      Package installation instructions can likely remain as a separate, top-level section since that would bypass steps to download code and compile.

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              jmikola Jeremy Mikola
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