Release versions

The release versions of bcollect are available through FTP from the Ancient Solutions FTP server.

The current release version is bcollect 0.6.0. The following files are available:

For laziness of the author, no signed tarballs are available at present.

Please note that binary ?Packages are available as well.

Development tree

The development tree is available through git. In order to check out the current version, please run the command

% git clone http://git.ancient-solutions.com/bcollect/bcollect.git

This should check out the current development tree. The following branches are available:

master The most recent development code, no release engineering goes here so use with care
bcollect-0.6.x The most recent 0.6.x release branch (stable), receives bugfixes only
bcollect-0.5.x The most recent 0.5.x release branch (old stable)
include A branch with an attempt to implement an Include statement for the configuration file to include other files
autoconf Old branch from the time the build system was migrated to autoconf, don't use

In order to check out a release branch, for example the 0.6.x release series, run the following command after git clone:

% git checkout -b bcollect-0.6.x origin/bcollect-0.6.x

You can then edit the source code using the regular git commands. For an overview please see the git tutorial or run the command

% git help tutorial

Users of Mac OS version 10 and later can use the Git OSX installer. In order to build bcollect, Xcode is required.

License

The bcollect source code is freely available to everybody under the terms and conditions of the 3-clause BSD license. The license terms are as follows:

(c) 2007, Tonnerre Lombard tonnerre@ancient-solutions.com, Ancient Solutions. All rights reserved.

Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions are met:

  • Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer.
  • Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer in the documentation and/or other materials provided with the distribution.
  • Neither the name of Ancient Solutions nor the name of its contributors may be used to endorse or promote products derived from this software without specific prior written permission.

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