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1README for Transmission
2=======================
3
4Transmission is a fast, easy, and free BitTorrent client.
5
6It runs on Mac OS X (Cocoa interface) and
7Linux/NetBSD/FreeBSD/OpenBSD (GTK+ and Qt interfaces).
8
9Visit http://www.transmissionbt.com/ for more information.
10
11
12Building Transmission
13=====================
14
15Transmission has an Xcode project file (Transmission.xcodeproj)
16for building in Xcode.
17
18For a more detailed description, and dependancies, visit:
19http://trac.transmissionbt.com/wiki/
20
21Building a Transmission release from the command line:
22
23    $ tar xvfj transmission-1.40.tar.bz2
24    $ cd transmission-1.40
25    $ ./configure -q && make -s
26    $ su (if necessary for the next line)
27    $ make install
28
29Building Transmission from the nightly builds:
30
31    Download a tarball from http://build.transmissionbt.com/job/trunk-linux-inc/
32    and follow the steps from the previous section.
33
34    If you're new to building programs from source code, this is typically
35    easier than building from SVN.
36
37Building Transmission from SVN (First Time):
38
39    $ svn co svn://svn.m0k.org/Transmission/trunk Transmission
40    $ cd Transmission
41    $ ./autogen.sh && make -s
42    $ su (if necessary for the next line)
43    $ make install
44
45Building Transmission from SVN (Updating):
46
47    $ cd Transmission
48    $ make clean
49    $ svn up
50    $ ./update-version-h.sh
51    $ make -s
52    $ su (if necessary for the next line)
53    $ make install
54
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57Notes for building on Solaris' C compiler:  User av reports success with
58this invocation: ./configure CC=c99 CXX=CC CFLAGS='-D__EXTENSIONS__ -mt'
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