[altusmetrum] Building Altos from source

Keith Packard keithp at keithp.com
Wed Apr 27 14:55:35 MDT 2016

David Carter <dcarter at entertain-me.com> writes:

> Yes, I’m actually trying to do that :)


> I tried checking  the archives for answers, but I’m unable to access
> them at the moment so I apologize for any redundancies.

> I’ve got most things working, but it seems to depend on a local copy
> of pdclib. I was able to find original source on bitbucket, but have
> no idea how it’s supposed to integrate and build. The altos build
> process expects a makefile that doesn’t exist. Any suggestions?

It's a 'git submodule', which is really confusing.

In the altos directory, I think you need to do:

$ git submodule update --init

Eventually, I hope to stop using pdclib, but we don't have a great
alternative yet.

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