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Getting and Compiling from CVS
The most recent version of Rosegarden is
only available as source code from the Rosegarden CVS archive. You have
to download the source code using CVS and re-compile it yourself.
This is not difficult to do but you must follow the instructions below
carefully. Open a shell to get a command-line prompt, e.g. by running
xterm, and type:
cvs -d:pserver:email@example.com:/cvsroot/rosegarden login cvs -z3 -d:pserver:firstname.lastname@example.org:/cvsroot/rosegarden co rosegarden
You may need to keep re-trying these
cvs commands if the server or the
network is very busy.
cd rosegarden make -f Makefile.cvs
The following command makes Rosegarden ready for compilation in most
cases. However, you may need to use the
configure command with certain
--without-ladspa --without-jack) depending on which
other software is already installed on your computer.
Rosegarden should now be configured. Check carefully whether you see any
error messages (ignore warnings). If there are errors, it usually means
you need to try again giving
configure some options.
Rosegarden should now be compiled. If there
are errors, it usually means you need to try the
again with added options.
su -c "make install"
Rosegarden should now be installed and ready-to-run by typing:
Important Warning: make sure you do not have an old version of Rosegarden on your computer. If you are using a Linux distribution like SuSE or Mandrake which already contains Rosegarden, you must remove the old version of Rosegarden before you install a new version of Rosegarden. The best way to do this is to use your distribution's package management system (see your provider's documentation).
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