[ADMB Users] ADMB in standard package formats

Johnoel Ancheta johnoel at hawaii.edu
Fri Feb 21 12:03:03 PST 2014

The build process has changed.  Check the link below.


It should be simpler and easier for everyone, but may need some fine tuning.

Feedback from Barak Pearlmutter was used for the the changes.  Such as the
eliminating the need to set System Variables.  Although, it will still work
if they
are set.

If you would like to contribute man pages, please let me know.


On Wed, Feb 19, 2014 at 3:57 AM, bigA <jaguar.smart at gmail.com> wrote:

> I can work the man page; I have thus far been responsible for it.
> I assume we don't want to write a 5460 line beast of a man page;
> however any content that people want included in the man page shown in
> the Debian package.
> Honestly, I think that focusing on the standard Linux build process
> and including the man page in the default build process will  make
> getting admb into the standard linux pipeline.
> Barak Pearlmutter is probably a critical resource for this activity;
> however he cannot work on this alone.  Has anyone looked at the
> patches he has suggested? If the build process needs to be cleaned up,
> who within admb
> is willing to work with us on it?
> Aaron
> On Wed, Feb 19, 2014 at 12:47 AM, Arni Magnusson <arnima at hafro.is> wrote:
> > Our priority should be to release ADMB in standard package formats:
> Debian,
> > Gentoo, RPM, and Mac.
> >
> > This will make ADMB much more visible and accessible for scientists in
> all
> > disciplines. Package repositories are categorized, so ADMB would be
> listed
> > on autogenerated lists of scientific and statistical software for Linux,
> for
> > example. These lists are copied to Wikipedia, blogs, newsletters, etc.
> >
> > Packaging means adapting the build procedure to Linux standards (we may
> be
> > there already), writing a short man page, and filling out a basic
> template
> > file for each package format. Please consider participating in the
> ongoing
> > effort:
> >
> >   http://admb-project.org/developers/packaging
> >
> > Arni
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