Changes between Version 6 and Version 7 of Building/Prerequisites


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Timestamp:
Jun 18, 2008 1:38:20 PM (6 years ago)
Author:
simonmar
Comment:

add list of linux packages required for building, and mention python

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    111111  OK. Others are probably OK too (assuming we don't create too 
    112112  elaborate configure scripts.) 
     113 
     114 Python:: 
     115  Required for [wiki:Building/RunningTests running the testsuite]. 
     116  Version 2.5.2 or later is preferred, because you'll get support for 
     117  running the testsuite in parallel. 
     118 
     119== Preparing a Linux system == 
     120 
     121If you're on a recent Linux system, then you should be able to get a working build environment by installing the following packages using your system's package manager: 
     122 
     123 * glibc-devel 
     124 * autoconf 
     125 * automake 
     126 * gcc 
     127 * gmp-devel 
     128 * make 
     129 * perl 
     130 * python 
     131 
     132other packages that are useful for development: 
     133 
     134 * strace