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Compile on FreeBSD

This guide was tested on clean installation of FreeBSD 9.0.
Everything is done from command line, that means everything can be done over ssh on remote server.

In my case was only base system installed, that means after startup and login i was already in command line and working directory was my home directory.
If you are not in command line then you need to go here some way (ie if gnome is installed then open terminal).

1. Prerequisites.

To download PtokaX and TinyXml source you need wget.
For PtokaX compile you need gmake (tool controlling executable generation from sources) and Lua (programming language used for scripting).
They can be installed using package manager (Note: to install packages using package manager you need root permissions).

  • a. Wget
    Install it with command: pkg_add -r wget
  • b. Gmake
    Install it with command: pkg_add -r gmake
  • c. Lua 5.1
    Install it with command: pkg_add -r lua51

2. Downloading source and compile.

  • a. PtokaX source
    Download it with command: wget
    Unpack downloaded archive with command: tar -xf
    Now we have in actual directory new directory PtokaX. Go to that directory with command: cd PtokaX
  • b. PtokaX compile
    Compile PtokaX with command: gmake freebsd

3. Setup and run.

guides/freebsd.1424442409.txt.gz · Last modified: 20/02/2015 14:26 by ppk