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How to use git to add a package

asked 2015-07-17 05:32:51 -0500

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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.

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answered 2015-07-17 09:31:48 -0500

sage -i database_gap should work.

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In 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.

kcrisman gravatar imagekcrisman ( 2015-07-25 08:29:38 -0500 )edit

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