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Old 05-31-2001, 10:36 AM   #1
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I downloaded db3.2.9 from work on someones code and she told me to " cd to source distribution". Anyone know what this means? And how to do it? From there, I am supposed to "cd build_unix" and then she write "../dist/configure" "make" "su" and finally "make install". Any help would ne appreciated.
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cd means to change directory. most likely you need to cd into where ever the source of the file is. from there you can run the ./configure or ../dist/configure depending on the program. the make, su and make install look like the steps invoving installing the program.
If you find the db3.2.9, most likely there are instructions in a README or INSTALL file you can read to install the program from there.
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I knew wht cd meant. What i wanted was how to get there. but i figured it out by using tar -zxvf. thanks


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