[chirp_users] Howto install daily builds?
ka9qlq at gmail.com
Thu Feb 23 11:42:49 PST 2012
*Delete the old ones? But (sniff) that's like selling my first spark gap 8(
**When thou goest ... altogether on a smoke..
Let the heavens be glad Exodus 4:21;19:18; 1 Chr 16;31 KJV*
On Thu, Feb 23, 2012 at 2:27 PM, Kurt Savegnago <ksaves2 at sbcglobal.net>wrote:
> With Linux, open in home directory:
> gzip -cd chirp-daily-XXX | tar xfv -
> I then move my old saved rig files to the new directory or one could just
> save the rig files in a separate file and always save to that separate
> file. When happy with the new build, delete the old one.
> Kurt KC9LDH
> --- On Thu, 2/23/12, Robert Terzi <rct at r-t.org> wrote:
> > From: Robert Terzi <rct at r-t.org>
> > Subject: Re: [chirp_users] Howto install daily builds?
> > To: "Discussion of CHIRP" <chirp_users at intrepid.danplanet.com>
> > Date: Thursday, February 23, 2012, 11:13 AM
> > On 2/23/2012 11:09 AM, Dan Smith
> > wrote:
> > >> Yes there is no problem downloading it or
> > installing the release, what I
> > >> wanted to know is how to install the daily builds
> > after downloading
> > >
> > > Eh? You have no problem installing but want to know how
> > to install? I'm
> > > confused :)
> > It's probably worth stating that trying the daily builds
> > under
> > linux is best done from a terminal window (a command line
> > session).
> > It's possible to do with with a graphical file manager, but
> > is easier
> > from the command line. On linux, daily build don't
> > need to be installed
> > so there will be no menu entry or desktop launch icon.
> > 1. Download the daily build to some place in your home
> > directory (or even /var/tmp)
> > 2. make a new, clean temporary directory for the daily
> > build
> > 3. cd into that directory and use tar to unpack the daily
> > build there.
> > 4. Run the daily build by typing ./chirpw. The ./ is
> > important to run
> > the chirpw in the current directory and not a previous
> > version that got
> > installed on the system in /usr/bin or /usr/local/bin
> > Hope this helps,
> > --Rob
> > > The daily builds are complete. Just extract the tar.gz,
> > which will
> > > create a versioned directory as a result. Go in there
> > and run chirpw
> > > manually, or do the normal install process as you would
> > with any release.
> > >
> > > I would recommend not installing the daily builds into
> > your system, just
> > > because python's distutils doesn't make it easy to
> > uninstall things, and
> > > since the daily builds could change so much day to
> > day.
> > >
> > > It's pretty easy to just run chirpw from within the
> > daily directory that
> > > the tarball extraction creates.
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