[Maxima] Installing 5.12.0 on Linux
robert.dodier at gmail.com
Wed May 9 13:41:46 CDT 2007
On 5/8/07, Navneeth Chandrasekaran <navneethc at gmail.com> wrote:
> I downloaded the the tar.gz package from sf.net and tried to install maxima
> on Ubuntu. I extracted the files to a folder, but when I typed ./configure
> from the maxima folder, I got a 'No such file or directory'. Just in case,
> here are the last few lines from untarring process...
> tar: Skipping to next header
> gzip: stdin: invalid compressed data--crc error
> gzip: stdin: invalid compressed data--length error
> tar: Child returned status 1
> tar: Error exit delayed from previous errors
(1) Looks like the tar file is corrupted.
maxima-5.12.0.tar.gz = 17998273 bytes,
(2) Assuming you can unpack the uncorrupted tar file,
you need to execute "sh bootstrap" (executes some
autoconf magic incantations) in the top-level maxima
directory before "./configure". Sorry that this probably isn't
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