On Wed, Feb 14, 2018 at 09:43:57PM -0500, we recorded a bogon-computron
collision of the <lee.bengs...@gmail.com> flavor, containing:
> On Feb 14, 2018 9:12 PM, "Joseph LaFerla" <j...@laferla.ca> wrote:
> Sorry Tom, I can see your confusion. What I did last time was to run Lee???s
> script for Raspberry pi. After that, all I did some time ago was to run
> ./update-xastir in ~./src/Xastir. Looking at the update-xastir script, it
> seems that???s what I should do. Is that correct? And if I run
> update-xastir periodically, I should be keeping it up to date, without the
> need to do separate compile/make.
> The update-xastir script should work. I prefer to do it more cleanly by
> ~./src/Xastir to something like ~./src/Xastir2, and then doing the
> following wiki steps.
> >From inside ~/src, issue ...
> git clone https://github.com/Xastir/Xastir.git
Well, this certainly will work, but forces you to download the entire
repository, complete with the entire history of the project since 2003.
If you do a "git pull" in the directory you got from the first clone, it
downloads *only* what changed since the last time you did it. Try it, you'll
> cd Xastir
> cd ~/src/Xastir
> mkdir build
> cd build
> ../configure CPPFLAGS="-I/usr/include/geotiff"
> sudo make install
> Just a personal preference of working with a brand new source download of
> the latest and greatest. You could also get the same result by doing the
> same directory renaming and running my script. As Tom pointed out, the
> script would try to reinstall the dependent packages, so it's kind of
> Lee - K5DAT
> From: Tom Russo
> Sent: Wednesday, February 14, 2018 6:15 PM
> To: Xastir - APRS client software discussion
> Subject: Re: [Xastir] New Xastir build
> On Wed, Feb 14, 2018 at 05:50:02PM -0500, we recorded a bogon-computron
> collision of the <j...@laferla.ca> flavor, containing:
> > I was just wondering whether I should install the new Xastir alongside
> the current version (in new directories of course) or simply run the
> Lee???s script in the current directories. I have never had to do this
> before, so would appreciate some help. Or should I uninstall the current
> version, which is installed from source.
> When you say you have already installed Xastir from source, was it source
> Git, or the old 2.0.8 tarball from Sourceforge?
> There is NO difference between the 2.1.0 tarball code and the git master
> branch except a version number. If you're already building from git master,
> don't bother installing 2.1.0. You can just "git pull" in your source clone
> directory again and rebuild/reinstall in the same build directory you used
> last time. That's what using the live git version is all about --- you
> bother to wait for releases (which these days come very rarely, although I
> hope to fix that), and you get the incremental fixes as they happen.
> If you're using 2.0.8 tarballs, just pull down the 2.1.0 tarball from
> Github and do what you did to build and install 2.0.8 --- it'll overwrite
> old one.
> I can't really see any reason to install the new one in a separate place, or
> to remove the old one first. The only reason I can see to uninstall the old
> version is if it's really old (like 2.0.6 or 2.0.4) and you want to get rid
> of the old, broken .geos for servers that went away and which those old
> versions installed.
> The only reason I can see to uninstall Xastir before upgrading is if the
> old install is from a package management system --- in that case, the new
> source-built would be installing to /usr/local, and the old was installed in
> /usr. And then there are issues with fixing up your xastir.cnf and other
> config files. But that's not what you said you did, so that's not an issue.
> I don't even see much benefit to re-running helper scripts to do the new
> either. Most of those are great ways to get the first build done, because
> take care of installing all the dependent libraries for you. But if you've
> already got a build, you've already got those libraries, and the rest of it
> just "configure" and "make" and "sudo make install."
> Tom Russo KM5VY
> Tijeras, NM
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