On UNIX-like platforms, it is recommended that you build ufy from its
C-sourcecode. Ufy is built and maintained on Linux, but it's occasionally
compiled on MacOs-X. It works the same on both:
In a terminal, make a directory where you'd like to build ufy,
and change directory into it. Then, in order, do
'tar xzf snapshot_ufy.tar.gz', 'cd ufy', './configure', 'make',
and as root 'make install'. Alternatively, you can issue
'./configure --userhomeinstall' to get a version of ufy that works only
for you. 'make install' will not have to be issued as root in that case.
On Windows-like platforms, you should be able to download a binary
executable, but for now that option's off.
At the moment, I don't have a windows machine at my disposal, and I
have to make do with lcc
on wine. If you're running a windows
machine, downloading and installing lcc should do the trick as follows:
After unzipping the source archive,
open a command-shell, go to distr/lccWIN32/ and type 'make'. If the
lcc bin/ directory is in your PATH, this should work.
The alternative on windows, developer studio,
or whatever they're going to call it next tuesday
has a workspace and a project file
defined in distr/msdev/. Doubleclick it, and you would be good to go,
except that I haven't had an installation at my disposal for quite some
time, so that it'll probably fail.
This page is probably ill-maintained and might not contain accurate
information. Last update was on 2006-07-18.
In between major feature revisions, I try to keep ufy up to scratch
when it comes to multi-platform support. Currently, my platforms
of choice are:
- Windows, through lcc
- Windows, through msdev
Author: Kees Jan Hermans