[LON-CAPA-dev] announcing a new super-easy install and update
Mon, 22 Apr 2002 14:35:47 -0400
Way cool, thanks!!!!!!!
Could you please remove all stale and outdated links from
Scott Harrison wrote:
> Dear All:
> Installing/upgrading the latest version of LON-CAPA
> is now a matter of:
> Step 1)
> wget http://install.lon-capa.org/versions/unstable_latest/loncapa.tar.gz
> Step 2) tar xzf loncapa.tar.gz
> Step 3) ./UPDATE
> ONLY three steps.
> There will be a fourth step ./TEST which will inform the
> user of changes they need to make to the system in order
> to support LON-CAPA. (Most of ./TEST is currently
> implemented under the "cd loncom/build; make test"
> Note that the traditional CVS way of updating your system
> is, and will be, supported for the long-term future.
> Making a CD-ROM will be a matter of
> placing loncapa.tar.gz on the CD-ROM along with
> an UPDATE_LONCAPA script.
> Update RPMs may also be included on the CD-ROM of
> the future.
> loncapa.tar.gz is currently 1.7 megabytes and 705 files.
> Scott Harrison, email@example.com
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