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Re: [Bug-gnubg] Re: gnu bg for linux

From: Jim Segrave
Subject: Re: [Bug-gnubg] Re: gnu bg for linux
Date: Sun, 13 Mar 2005 16:16:32 +0100
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On Sun 13 Mar 2005 (15:53 +0100), ?ystein Johansen wrote:
> fibster wrote, at rec.games.backgammon:
> >Could anyone please explain how to download and install gnubg for 
> >fedora core 3? I've recently switched to fedora  linux from windows
> Good choice!
> >and following the instructions on gnubg site, gnubg will show the
> >flash screen then disapear. Would really appreciate anyone's help as
> >I absolutely love gnubg and am lost without it.
> How did you install? Didi you use the rpms or did you compile from source.
> The best and coolest is to use the cvs to get latest sources. You will
> then have the bleeding edge in the development.
> Open a terminal window and type:
> export CVSROOT=:ext:address@hidden:/cvsroot/gnubg
> export CVS_RSH=ssh
> cvs -z3 checkout gnubg
> [wait]
> You should now have a folder called gnubg in your home directory. cd
> down to this directory:
> cd gnubg
> I'm not sure if you need autoconf and automake here? Achim?

You will need them installed or else you may be able to use autogen.sh
which is downloaded. Note that you may not have all the needed
libraries currently installed, in particular libftrgl is probably not
going to be present, but is easy enough to install on a Linux

> ./configure
> make
> Hopefully that will build your GNU Backgammon for Linux. You can install
> it by changing to root user and type:
> make install
> The weights files? Is the latest weights file uploaded to alpha.gnu.org?
> No! I don't think it is? I'll supply with a weights file when you get
> there. J?rn? Can you upload the latest weights file, please?
> -?ystein
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