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9  There are older versions of this document, which include instructions  There are older versions of this document, which include instructions
10  on how to build ASCEND with GNU Autotools. This may or may not work  on how to build ASCEND with GNU Autotools. This may or may not work
11  with the version you are currently looking at.  with the version you are currently looking at.
12  https://pse.cheme.cmu.edu/svn-view/ascend/code/trunk/INSTALL?view=log  https://pse.cheme.cmu.edu/svn-view/ascend/code/trunk/INSTALL.txt?view=log
13    
14  -----  -----
15  BUILDING ON LINUX AND WINDOWS  BUILDING ON LINUX AND WINDOWS
16    
17  To build ASCEND we now recommend using SCons. This is supported  To build ASCEND we now recommend using SCons. This is supported
18  both on Windows (using the MinGW toolset) and Linux. Their fans  both on Windows (using the MinGW toolset) and Linux. Build scripts for using
19  will also find build tools for jam and autotools. The autotools  jam and GNU Autotools are also provided although these scripts will not allow
20  build is still maintained for at least the tcl/tk interface version.  you access to the full range of ASCEND functionality. The Autotools
21    scripts will only build the tcl/tk interface version.
22    
23  ASCEND provides two possible interfaces. The older, more mature  ASCEND provides two possible interfaces. The older, more mature
24  GUI is based on Tcl/Tk. A newer interface that is more in keeping  GUI is based on Tcl/Tk. A newer interface that is more in keeping
25  with modern GUI design is implemented using PyGTK, but it is still  with modern GUI design is implemented using PyGTK, but it is still
26  missing some functionality.  missing some functionality and actively being developed.
27    
28  Using SCons 0.96.91 or newer, see your build options by typing  Using SCons 0.96.92 or newer, see your build options by typing
29    
30    scons -Qh    scons -Qh
31    
# Line 35  Then to build ASCEND, type Line 36  Then to build ASCEND, type
36    
37    scons    scons
38    
39  SCons will tell you what version(s) of ASCEND it is able to build.  SCons will tell you what version(s) of ASCEND it is able to build, and then
40  The PyGTK interface requires Python (which is present if you have  proceed to start the build. The PyGTK interface requires Python (which is
41  SCons). The Tcl/Tk interface requires that you have Tcl/Tk and  already present if you have SCons!). The Tcl/Tk interface requires that you
42  TkTable installed on your system.  have Tcl/Tk and TkTable installed on your system.
43    
44  For updates on this information, please check  For updates on this information, and PLATFORM-SPECIFIC INFORMATION, please check
45  https://pse.cheme.cmu.edu/wiki/view/Ascend/BuildingAscend  https://pse.cheme.cmu.edu/wiki/view/Ascend/BuildingAscend
46    
47  For specific information on building the Python interface and  For specific information on building the Python interface and
# Line 113  should simply need to type Line 114  should simply need to type
114    
115    scons installer    scons installer
116    
117  This will leave an installer package named 'ascend-setup.exe'  This will leave an installer package named 'ascend-NNNNN.exe'
118  in the pygtk/interface directory.  in the pygtk/interface directory, with NNNNN being the version number specified
119    at the top of the SConstruct file.
120    
121  ------  ------
122  CREATING AN RPM/DEB PACKAGE  CREATING AN RPM/DEB PACKAGE

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