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Re: gEDA-user: how to install geda

On Mon, Aug 23, 2004 at 09:47:03AM -0400, Bill Cox wrote:
> On Fri, 2004-08-20 at 10:21, zd wrote:
> > hello,everyone:
> > i tried to install gEDA for linux on my pc.since it`s my very first time
> > using linux,i found it difficult indeed  for me.is there any easy way
> > for me to install it?
> > thanks in advance!
> > 
> > eagon
> This question gets posted now and then.  I find the easiest way to be
> that posted by Ales:
> wget -c -g on ftp://ftp.geda.seul.org/pub/geda/devel/20040111/*.gz
> wget -c ftp://ftp.geda.seul.org/pub/geda/devel/20040111/Makefile
> for i in *.gz; do tar -xzf $i; done
> Then, type make, and do what it says.  There's an xinstall option to make,
> but I haven't used it yet.
> On Fedora Core 2, the only trouble I had was that the guile-devel package
> was not installed by default.

How old are the ones that are for example in Debian? One friend has just
recently told me he did apt-get install pcb and got version 1.99j (I have 1.99p
which is PCB 20040530) (indeed - those 1.99 versions seem to be incremented :)
) which must be pretty old (when I count letteres from j to p).

> Bill