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3.3.4 Unpacking a binary distribution

Once you've retrieved the distribution, create a directory in which the Harvest software will live (typically /usr/local/harvest), then change your current directory to it. To unpack the binary distribution, run the following command to extract the software into the current directory:

     % gzip -dc harvest-CPU-MACHINE-OS.tar.gz | tar xf -

WARNING: You must extract the Harvest software in an empty directory; do not extract it over any older version of Harvest. Finally, define the HARVEST_HOME environment variable. HARVEST_HOME is the Harvest directory where you extracted the distribution into.

        % cd harvest-1.4
        % setenv HARVEST_HOME `pwd`


Duane Wessels
Wed Jan 31 23:46:21 PST 1996