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Requirements for installing the package

The only requirements for installing the package are:
  1. A machine running the UNIX operating system.
  2. An ANSI C compiler.
  3. A version of make which supports include files
  4. 16-60 megabytes (depending on system) of disk space for the source and compiled binary. If space is an issue, then the compiled binaries may be ``stripped'' by cd'ing to $CWPROOT/bin and typing "strip *".

The package has been successfully installed on:

There are README files in the distribution with special notes about some of these platforms. We depend on the SU user community to alert us to installation problems, so if you run into difficulties, please let us know.

The distribution contains a series of files that detail the installation process. Read them in the following order:

LEGAL_STATEMENT --- license,  legal statement
README_BEFORE_UNTARRING --- initial information
README_FIRST --- general information
README_TO_INSTALL --- installation instructions
Portability/README_*    --- portability information for various platforms
README_GETTING_STARTED --- how to begin using the codes
Many of these files are contained within untar_me_first.xx.tar.Z.


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John Stockwell 2007-04-10