[PLT announcement] Binary releases

From: Eli Barzilay (eli at barzilay.org)
Date: Tue Oct 7 20:10:21 EDT 2003

Binary releases are back, with much more.

Every night, a complete build of the CVS tree is done -- compiling for
Linux, Solaris, Mac OSX, and Windows, all including 3m.  Also, the
documentations are built and packed.  So it is now possible to work
with the latest version without learning how to use CVS -- just grab
and unpack a single .tgz that contains the whole thing for your
platform.  You can find the whole thing at:


This directory contains many different forms of the files, so you can
choose practically any update method.

To make this easy with scripts, there is a "stamp" file at the above
location, that contains the build timestamp and the built version.
You can use that in a script that periodically polls for a new

Since this is done automatically, occasionally there will be
compilation problems -- but in any case, the contents of the various
files should be consistent, and the only result will be missing a day.

Feedback appreciated.

          ((lambda (x) (x x)) (lambda (x) (x x)))          Eli Barzilay:
                  http://www.barzilay.org/                 Maze is Life!

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