Installing P3

last-modified: September 3, 2004

System Requirements

P3 runs on platforms which have Java 2 Platform, Second Edition (J2SE) 1.4.x. It has been confirmed that P3 work on Linux, Windows XP/2000 and Mac OS X.


P3 requires the following software and you have to install them in advance.

Be sure and set up the Ant. You have to add .../bin to your path and set the ANT_HOME environment variable as the directory where Ant is installed (ex. .../apache-ant-1.6.2).

Note that J2SE SDK and Ant is necessary to build P3 and not necessary only to use P3. Only J2SE JRE (a subset of J2SE SDK) is required when binary distribution of P3 is provided and you get it.

Getting P3

You can either get source distribution or check out source code from CVS. See the instruction on the download page.

Building P3

If you have source distribution of P3, unpack it and have the source tree of P3.

Once you have the source tree, change into the installation directory.

cd megacomp

You are now ready to build P3:


Now you have compiled binaries in the dist directory, which did not exist before this build process.

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