Getting saucy

Richmond Mathewson richmondmathewson at gmail.com
Sun Sep 10 10:54:00 EDT 2017


I did that sort of thing about 3-4 years ago in a rather feeble attempt 
to build a Livecode
version to run on Linux PPC . . .

Most open source efforts supply a folder with the build files inside it 
rather
than forcing people down the slightly recherché route of git-hub.

Richmond.

On 9/10/17 5:46 pm, Brian Milby via use-livecode wrote:
> A little more involved.  I've only done it on Mac, but start here:
> See https://github.com/livecode/livecode/blob/develop/README.md
>
> You need to clone the git repository to your machine and have the build
> tools setup for your platform.  I'm not sure about the "install" part
> though... I've just been running the result directly from where it is built
> since I'm repeatedly building different versions.  I only install the
> packaged ones I download.
>
> On Sun, Sep 10, 2017 at 9:32 AM, Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode <
> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>
>> Sometimes I download a folder containing the source code for an
>> application and cd into it from the Terminal and do a
>>
>> ./compile
>> make
>> make install
>>
>> series of actions
>>
>> and the code is compiled and installed in my operating system.
>>
>> How does one download such a folder of an Open Source version of Livecode?
>>
>> Richmond.
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