Reduce Algebra port

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Sun Dec 11 13:16:13 PST 2011

On Dec 11, 2011, at 13:06, Mark Brethen wrote:

> I was developing a port a couple months back for Reduce Algebra. Recently I received some feedback below about the installation on linux and it was pretty simple. Any reason it should not be the same for Mac?
> ###
> -Mark
> Begin forwarded message:
>> From: "Andrey G. Grozin" <A.G.Grozin at>
>> Date: December 11, 2011 9:08:49 AM CST
>> To: Mark Brethen <mark.brethen at>
>> Subject: Re: [TeXmacs] reduce plugin
>> On Sun, 11 Dec 2011, Mark Brethen wrote:
>>> At present there are no PSL pre-built downloads provided via the sourceforge setup. Do you know if it has successfully compiled on a mac?
>> Don't know about mac. On Linux, I just check out the current source using subversion and do
>> ./configure --with-psl
>> It is important to have Internet connection at this moment: configure actually downloads stuff from ZIB Berlin. Then
>> make
>> and that's all. No special installation needed; if you want, you can symlink redpsl to some place in your $PATH.
>> Once more, I don't have a mac, and don't know if this will work in MacOS (and if all the standard tools like GNU make, etc. are available).

Of course the standard tools like GNU make etc. are available on OS X.

The port would need a custom destroot phase to install the software into ${destroot}${prefix} somewhere.

The configure script should be patched to *not* download stuff; downloads should happen only in the fetch phase.

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