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Noodels
August 13th, 2007, 02:59 PM
I've been trying to do this for a long time. I've looked thoroughly on Google for source files for muds, preferably in lpc, and every mud I try to compile I fail. I am currently trying to compile this version; lpmud-3.1.2.tar.gz and having no luck. Here is what I am trying to do.

1 - Unload the archive into my home folder into a directory labelled mud.
2 - Go to the file labeled INSTALL and start reading that, I make the empty directories src, bin and lib as instructed in the mud folder.
3 - It then tells me to do this :
Move the game driver source (this code) to the src directory.
I am unsure what to do here, does it mean the file INSTALL that I am reading which appears to have no code whatsoever or to move a whole bunch of files to the src directory? Can someone help me get this mud working?

renzokuken
August 13th, 2007, 03:42 PM
the whole bunch of files,

once you have moved all the files from the original tar.gz files you will need to run commands something like


./configure
make
sudo make install


to actually compile it.

make sure you have the "build-essential" package installed first.

are there no mud packages in Synaptic?

Noodels
August 13th, 2007, 03:53 PM
the whole bunch of files,

once you have moved all the files from the original tar.gz files you will need to run commands something like


./configure
make
sudo make install


to actually compile it.

make sure you have the "build-essential" package installed first.

are there no mud packages in Synaptic?

So which files would that be? There's loads of files and I don't think all of them are meant to go in src are they?

renzokuken
August 13th, 2007, 04:04 PM
are there no instructions about. where did you download the source from?

EDIT: i just read the INSTALL file and i think you'll find it means every file that came out of the original lpmud-3.1.2.tar.gz archive

when people say "source" or "source package" they are usually referring to a whole collection of files, often compressed into one zip file for your ease

DOUBLE EDIT: why are you trying to compile something from source? could you just not use gnome-mud which is in the repos?


sudo apt-get install gnome-mud

renzokuken
August 13th, 2007, 04:12 PM
have a look at
http://packages.ubuntu.com/feisty/games/ldmud
and
http://packages.ubuntu.com/feisty/gnome/gnome-mud

Noodels
August 13th, 2007, 04:13 PM
are there no instructions about. where did you download the source from?

EDIT: i just read the INSTALL file and i think you'll find it means every file that came out of the original lpmud-3.1.2.tar.gz archive

when people say "source" or "source package" they are usually referring to a whole collection of files, often compressed into one zip file for your ease

DOUBLE EDIT: why are you trying to compile something from source? could you just not use gnome-mud which is in the repos?


sudo apt-get install gnome-mud

Gnome mud is a client for accessing muds. I already have that. What I am trying to do here is get my own engine working.

Noodels
August 13th, 2007, 04:33 PM
have a look at
http://packages.ubuntu.com/feisty/games/ldmud
and
http://packages.ubuntu.com/feisty/gnome/gnome-mud

Okay, I got ldmud off synaptic, I just don't know how to make it do anything.