ASKSAGE: Sage Q&A Forum - RSS feedhttps://ask.sagemath.org/questions/Q&A Forum for SageenCopyright Sage, 2010. Some rights reserved under creative commons license.Sat, 25 Jul 2015 15:29:38 +0200How to use git to add a packagehttps://ask.sagemath.org/question/28587/how-to-use-git-to-add-a-package/Using Ubuntu, downloaded sage6.7 binary and successfully installed. Use terminal to run sage. To install a package, the recipe used to be sage -optional, then sage -i package. Now all changed. How should I install, say, the package database-gap? I have installed the Ubuntu package git, then get lost. Linux command line solution would be great.
Fri, 17 Jul 2015 12:32:51 +0200https://ask.sagemath.org/question/28587/how-to-use-git-to-add-a-package/Answer by John Palmieri for <p>Using Ubuntu, downloaded sage6.7 binary and successfully installed. Use terminal to run sage. To install a package, the recipe used to be sage -optional, then sage -i package. Now all changed. How should I install, say, the package database-gap? I have installed the Ubuntu package git, then get lost. Linux command line solution would be great.</p>
https://ask.sagemath.org/question/28587/how-to-use-git-to-add-a-package/?answer=28588#post-id-28588`sage -i database_gap` should work.Fri, 17 Jul 2015 16:31:48 +0200https://ask.sagemath.org/question/28587/how-to-use-git-to-add-a-package/?answer=28588#post-id-28588Comment by kcrisman for <p><code>sage -i database_gap</code> should work.</p>
https://ask.sagemath.org/question/28587/how-to-use-git-to-add-a-package/?comment=28702#post-id-28702In particular, Sage has its own copy of `git` so you shouldn't have to install anything for this sort of operation. However, if you downloaded a *binary* it's possible you will need some developer tools like gcc and make that are not pre-included.Sat, 25 Jul 2015 15:29:38 +0200https://ask.sagemath.org/question/28587/how-to-use-git-to-add-a-package/?comment=28702#post-id-28702