Compiling treetool for Linux - any success?

Stephane Bortzmeyer bortzmeyer at pasteur.fr
Mon Jul 5 05:54:05 EST 1999

In article <7lq3ld$7fb$1 at news.u-strasbg.fr>,
 pingouin at crystal.u-strasbg.fr (Francois Jeanmougin) writes:

> 	Treetool has 2 problems : Xview libraries and support for 
> 8 bits displays only. 

Yes, they are problems, but they have solutions. Treetool runs fine
on my Linux box with 16-bits display.

> You'd better use njplot. njplot can be found as
> a debian package from :
> http://www.pasteur.fr/units/sis/debian/biology.html

The Debian package of treetool is at the same place :-)
> And probably as RPM packages from :
> http://rpmfind.net/linux/RPM/Applications_Bioinformatics.html

No. The above is really poor (they just have Blast), probably because 
serious work is one on Debian only :-)

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