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How to install mosquitotools

System requirements

The mosquitotools are meant to run under UNIX and -lookalikes.

Hardware requirements

Software requirements


Create a /package directory:

  $ mkdir /package
  $ chmod 1755 /package
  $ cd /package

Download mosquitotools-0.1.2.tar.gz into /package

Unpack the package

  $ gunzip mosquitotools-0.1.2
  $ tar -xpf mosquitotools-0.1.2
  $ rm mosquitotools-0.1.2
  $ cd misc/mosquitotools-0.1.2

Compile and install the programs and data

  $ package/install

Where commands, data and documentation are installed:

By default the binaries are installed in /package/mosquitotools-0.1.2/commmand. Symbolic links to the commands are created in /command/ and, for compatibility reasons, in /usr/local/bin.

Manual pages are installed in /package/mosquitotools-0.1.2/doc. Symbolic links to the manual pages are created under /usr/local/man.

Data files (decompression models) are installed in /package/mosquitotools-0.1.2/data.

Self check:

package/install or package/check try to run a few automated tests. Unless this tests finish successful the installation will not be completed.

How to report success: (not mandatory)

  $ mail uwe-generic-counter@ohse.de <compile/auto-systype

Please do not send this email if the self-check failed. Send an problem report to the mailing list instead.

Cleaning up:

If you are short on disk space you may remove the compile and src directories:

  $ rm -rf compile src

Mailing list:

To subscribe to the mosquitotools mailing list send a mail to mosquitotools-subscribe@lists.ohse.de. The content is ignored.

You do not need to subscribe to the mailing list, it is an open one. But, if you are not subscribe, make sure you mention this in the mail.

Please include the mosquitotools version number, the operating system and it's version and any possible relevant output of the failing program. Please include compile/systype in your posting.

If your system is a GNU/Linux one then please include name and version of your distribution and your C library version number (as printed by ldd --version).