entrez under linux?

John Gillespie john at josquin.ucdavis.edu
Fri Apr 8 15:41:25 EST 1994

Don Gilbert (gilbertd at sunflower.bio.indiana.edu) wrote

: My only comment is that compiling entrez/unix requires 
: Motif x-window libraries, and there is no free Motif for 
: linux.  There is a $200 Motif library for linux (from who 
: it escapes me at the moment...).  It may or may not be
: possible to distribute binaries for entrex/linux w/o a fee.
: However, whoever has a linux box mostly likely already has
: an MSWindows box, so they could use the MSWindows binary
: of entrez.  

: I haven't tried entrez/ncbitools on linux.  If I do, I'll 
: let people know.
: -- don
: -- 
: -- d.gilbert--biocomputing--indiana u--bloomington--gilbertd at bio.indiana.edu

Other programs (e.g. Mosaic) are distributed with the Motif binaries
statically bound at no charge.  As for the MSWindows
suggestion... well, let's not start yet another MS bash!

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