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Old 10-20-2004, 04:22 PM   #1
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Newb compiling help

Im trying to compile gaim 1.0.1 from src some one told me
To make an install:
1. Extract
2. Open shell in folder
3. Type ./compile
then I dont remember... is this even right? please help
Old 10-20-2004, 05:08 PM   #2
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First read this;
then after you untar it look for a README or INSTALL file and check it out,have fun
Old 10-20-2004, 05:38 PM   #3
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1. Extract
2. Open shell in folder
3. Type ./configure
4 type make
5 type make install

usually that does it... again check the parent posters URL for more info
Old 10-20-2004, 10:20 PM   #4
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Remember, always make sure you have root privilages when you do make install.


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