[CM] beta2 (fomus on windows and linux)

Heinrich Taube taube at uiuc.edu
Fri Aug 14 10:30:15 PDT 2009

can a script (on osx, say) download and compile fomus?

On Aug 14, 2009, at 11:25 AM, David Psenicka wrote:

> The fomus tarballs should be much easier to build than the SVN  
> version, you won't need the autoconf-archive, or several more extra  
> packages for building the documentation.   The only dependencies for  
> the tarballs are the boost headers and libs.  Today I should finally  
> get my sourceforge site together and have an actual release w/ some  
> documentation and at least a few examples.  I'll release new  
> tarballs pretty quickly after I make changes, so the tarballs won't  
> be very far behind the SVN version.
> Any boost >= v. 1.35 should work (I've tested 1.35 and 1.39, I'm  
> assuming everything in between is ok)--the issue with boost libs is  
> that their installer doesn't seem to put anything in the right  
> place, you'll have to move the boost headers directory to the right  
> place and possible move the libraries out of their "stage" directory  
> and into your libs directory.
> Also, I almost have this thing working in Windows on cygwin (I'm not  
> sure how Windows users feel about cygwin, but it was actually much  
> easier to get it building properly there than w/ cisual studio.)   
> The issue I have to fix there has to do w/ path mixups between  
> cygwin's directory system and Window's, that could take me a day or  
> two to work out (especially on my poky old windows machine)

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