Obtaining and Compiling Source Code

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Getting source code

You can get the Seti@home for BOINC source code in several ways:

Building the SETI Application

The top level directory of the build tree is seti_boinc. You will need to build the boinc library/api such that the seti_boinc build can find it. See seti_boinc/m4/sah_check_boinc.m4 for the complete list of possible locations. An easy way to arrange things is to put boinc and seti_boinc at the same level:
Once this is set up and you have built boinc, cd into seti_boinc and:

Testing Your Build

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