Robi> Yes, I know now, however I'd much prefer to compile it myself as
Robi> then I could set whatever optiions etc. I want. I've found out
Robi> that the latest version is 6.8.3 which has some Linux support so
Robi> I'll compile that up - hacking where necessary.
Well, you could get the source packages from either redhat and debian
and go from there, or dig up the years-old patches for 6.8.3 off
sunsite and start there (it worked for me when I did it a while ago,
just after the big change to ELF, and before i was using redhat) -
there's 2 patches, one for general linux stuff, and another to do
old-style pre-ELF shared libs (the latter one you can ignore, of
It's possible 6.8.4 has some of these linux patches folded in, i'm not
sure (I didn't look when i built it on OSF/1 a few weeks back)
Robi> If anyone wants a copy of my Linux ported source code to
Robi> mh-6.8.3 drop me a line. It won't be ready for a few weeks 'cos
Robi> I've a few other things I'm doing right now.
Look at 6.8.4 first. It's still sort of half-beta i think, although
one of the ftp sites at UCI just had the patch sitting there next to
the 6.8.[1-3] patches, so maybe it's not anymore...
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