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Changes between Version 56 and Version 57 of UserDocs/GettingMadwifi

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06/12/06 10:23:08 (13 years ago)
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    33= Getting MadWifi =  
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    5 There are several ways to get your copy of MadWifi. In order to be on the bleeding edge of the development you should use Subversion to get madwifi-ng. We offer tarballs of the latest revisions for those of you that don't want to mess with Subversion. And if you don't want to touch a compiler at all you can get precompiled packages for the distribution you're using. 
     5There are several ways to get your copy of MadWifi. Stable releases are offered as tarballs which can be downloaded from the several sourceforge.net download mirrors. In order to be on the bleeding edge of the development you should use Subversion to get the latest code from trunk. We also offer tarballs of the latest revisions for those of you that don't want to mess with Subversion. And if you don't want to touch a compiler at all you can get precompiled packages for the distribution you're using. 
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     7== Downloading stable releases == 
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     9Stable releases are provided as tarballs via the sourceforge.net [http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=82936 download service]. sf.net offers various download mirrors you can choose from. 
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     11Visit [wiki:Releases] to find out more about recent and past releases. 
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    713== Downloading via Subversion == 
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    9 There are currently two main branches that you might be interested in. Change to a location where you want to keep the sources. Then, depending on which of the branches you want to use, type: 
     15Change to a location where you want to keep the sources. Then type: 
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    11  * for the "new code" (also known as "madwifi-ng"): 
    1217{{{ 
    13 svn checkout http://svn.madwifi.org/trunk madwifi-ng 
    14 }}} 
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    16  * for the "old code" (also known as "madwifi-old"): 
    17 {{{ 
    18 svn checkout http://svn.madwifi.org/branches/madwifi-old madwifi-old 
     18svn checkout http://svn.madwifi.org/trunk madwifi 
    1919}}} 
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    2121If you're behind a proxy, then make sure Subversion [http://subversion.tigris.org/faq.html#proxy knows about it]. 
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    23 The above commands store the source in a subdirectory called either ''madwifi-ng'' or ''madwifi-old''. To update to the current version of the source at a later time you just need to change to that subdirectory and type: 
     23The above commands stores the source in a subdirectory called ''madwifi''. To update to the current version of the source at a later time you just need to change to that subdirectory and type: 
    2424 
    2525{{{ 
    4646 * [http://meshnode.org/wiki http://meshnode.org/wiki] - More information about the package(s) can you find in this wiki 
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    4948== Downloading .rpms == 
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