Skip to navigation

Compile latest unison on Ubuntu lucid

Short version: You need to apt-get the packages ocaml and liblablgtk2-ocaml-dev, download and unpack the unison tarball you want, then run “make:

Change filename in the following as necessary to download the tarball you want:

tar xvfz unison*tar.gz
cd unison*
sudo aptitude install ocaml
make UISTYLE=text
sudo aptitude install liblablgtk2-ocaml-dev
make unison

Maybe compiling the text version can be skipped. I then move the unison executable to my local ~/bin/ and execute from the command line. You may need to “sudo make” for system wide install.

Comments are closed.