Before installing Crafter, version 1.6 or better of Geomview must be installed.
2.1. Installing Geomview
The compressed tar file for the Geomview distribution is named something like
Unpacking the Geomview distribution creates an directory called
Geomview in which the main Geomview tree resides. Installing
Geomview puts relevant executable files in a common directory, such as
To unpack and install Geomview, move the distribution to the directory
that you want to put the Geomview tree, cd to that directory and type:
gunzip < geomview-1.6.1-sgi.tar.gz | tar xvopf -
substituting the actual name of the compressed tar file for
See the Geomview manual for complete directions on the installation
2.2. Installing Crafter
There are three things you should have in mind before installing Crafter.
- where you want the Crafter source tree installed. This can be anywhere
that is readable to those who will be using it.
- the path to the Geomview executable file. Geomview must already be
installed. (The Crafter installation will look to see if
geomview is in the search path.)
- the path to install the Crafter executable and other executable files
associated with Crafter. This should be in the search path
of the users of Crafter (typically /usr/local/bin).
Installing Crafter is similar to installing Geomview.
The tar file for the Crafter distribution is named something like
To unpack and then install Crafter, go the directory you want to install
the Crafter source tree, move the distribution to that directory, and then type
commands like the following:
zcat crafter-1.0-sgi.tar.Z | tar xvopf -
substituting the actual name of the tar file for