maxima-5.16.3 (Michael Abshoff, September 27th, 2008)

maxima-5.16.2.p0 (Michael Abshoff, September 16th, 2008)

maxima-5.16.2 (Michael Abshoff, August 21st, 2008)

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How to make a new version of the Maxima SAGE spkg.

  1. Go to

    • and download the source tar.gz ball. That's near the bottom of that page (i.e., hard to find if you don't scroll past all the big red adds).
  2. Extract the tarball to replace the src/ subdirectory of this package.
  3. Type
    • /spkg-dist
    • then create an spkg from this directory, with
      • sage -pkg maxima-x.y.z
  4. Test the resulting maxima-??.spkg.
  5. Evidently, it's necessary to also make a new clisp
    • package (identical to before), but with a bigger number, so no matter what maxima gets built against the correct version of clisp (this can be an issue for directories that have been moved). This has nothing to do with maxima-??.spkg -- it's about making a new clisp-??.spkg.


Here's what spkg-dist does:

* Removed the foreign language versions of the info files,

skpg/maxima (last edited 2008-12-27 23:29:49 by MichaelAbshoff)