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[aprssig] Xastir install issues

William McKeehan mckeehan at mckeehan.homeip.net
Tue Nov 29 14:47:57 UTC 2005


There's not one. Xastir requires that you have Cygwin installed on Windows in
order to run...thus the step-by-step guide to getting it setup.

On Tue, November 29, 2005 9:40 am, Dave Baxter said:
> OK....
>
> So where's the usable binary for Windows, in zip form?  Damnd if I can
> find it on Source Forge.  I have XP and 2k, and WinZip.
>
> Dave 'WBX.
>
>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org
>> [mailto:aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org] On Behalf Of William McKeehan
>> Sent: Tuesday, November 29, 2005 2:03 PM
>> To: TAPR APRS Mailing List
>> Subject: RE: [aprssig] Xastir install issues
>>
>> I run Xastir under Windows XP with no problems.
>>
>> You do not have to deal with the .tar or .gz fileformat
>> (although my version of WinZip handles them both).
>>
>> Step-by-step install instructions for Windows can be found here:
>>   http://www.lintronix.com/winxastir/
>>
>> On Tue, November 29, 2005 8:22 am, Dave Baxter said:
>> > Hi Wes..
>> >
>> > I don't doubt what you say, but the problem is, that on at
>> least one
>> > of the Xastir pages on Source Forge, "Windows" is mentioned as a
>> > suported OS  http://sourceforge.net/projects/xastir/  There
>> is even a
>> > suposed binary to download and run.  But, as earlier it was
>> either a
>> > .tar or .gz format, not a lot of use to us lowley Winderz users.
>> >
>> > http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=45562  From
>> > following the link to windows in the first link above, then
>> searching
>> > for Xastir.
>> >
>> > If there is (as I suspect) no viable version of Xastir for
>> any Windows
>> > version, please remove all refernece to Windows in the
>> Xastir Source
>> > Forge pages!..
>> >
>> > Cheers...
>> >
>> > Dave G0WBX.
>> >
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