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dev:source [2011/10/22 03:11]
digitalman [For Linux (64-bit x64)] Use for long filenames.
dev:source [2019/10/14 23:50] (current)
digital man [Run-time files] Change links to point to instead of (where the legacy Web UI is still used)
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 ===== For Windows (32-bit x86) ===== ===== For Windows (32-bit x86) =====
-  * ''​''​ [[ftp://​​Synchronet/​|ftp]] [[http://​​Synchronet/​|http]] +  * Latest successfully built code (nightly): ​''​[[ftp://​​Synchronet/​|]]''​ 
-  * ''​''​ [[​Synchronet/​|ftp]] [[http://​​Synchronet/​|http]]+  * Latest release (v3.16c) ''​[[ftp://​​Synchronet/​|]]''​
-===== For Linux (32-bit x86) ===== +===== For Linux ===== 
-  * ''​sbbs_src.tgz''​ [[ftp://​​Synchronet/​sbbs_src.tgz|ftp]] [[http://​​Synchronet/​sbbs_src.tgz|http]] +  * Latest successfully built code (nightly): ​''​[[ftp://​​Synchronet/​sbbs_src.tgz|sbbs_src.tgz]]''​ 
-  * ''​lib-linux.tgz''​ [[​Synchronet/​lib-linux.tgz|ftp]] [[http://​​Synchronet/​lib-linux.tgz|http]]+  * Latest release (v3.16c) ''​[[ftp://​​Synchronet/​ssrc316c.tgz|ssrc316c.tgz]]''​
-===== For Linux (64-bit x64) ===== +===== Style =====  
-  * ''​sbbs_src.tgz''​ [[|ftp]] [[​sbbs_src.tgz|http]] +At this time, the Synchronet C/C++ source code consists of a variety of styles (i.enaming, white-space,​ etc.). The most obvious distinction in style is that //older// code uses a more condensed/terse style (i.efor maximum content in an 80x25 terminal) while //newer// or refactored code uses a more verbose/readable styleA project-wide source code beautification effort (using ''​uncrustify''​) is planned.
-  * ''​lib-linux-x64.tgz''​ [[|ftp]] [[​Synchronet/​lib-linux-x64.tgz|http]]+
 +==== Tabs ====
 +The tab character (ASCII 9) is used for indentation and alignment in most files (e.g. ''​*.c,​ *.cpp, *.h, *.js''​),​ however the use of tabs for indentation and spaces for alignment is also acceptable. Using spaces for indentation is not acceptable.
 +Most Synchronet source files are created and edited using text editors configured for 4-space tab-stops. This tab preference is reflected in the "​ 4" and "​@format.use-tabs true" blurb in each file's header-comment block as well as the ''​[[http://​|.editorconfig]]''​ file found in the Synchronet ''​src''​ and ''​[[dir:​exec]]''​ directories. If you use a text viewer or editor that supports the ''​.editorconfig''​ file or [[http://​​ptsc_hdr.html|PT/​SC (@format...) headers]], the Synchronet source files should display and edit as intended, automatically.
 +=== Vim ===
 +If you use the [[https://​​|Vim]] text editor, consider installing [[https://​​scripts/​script.php?​script_id=4122|this plugin]] to enable support for the PT/SC headers found in Synchronet source files, to automatically set the tab-stops accordingly when editing Synchronet source files.
 +==== C99 ====
 +Most of the C/C++ source code is built using only compilers support C99 and newer standards, however some libraries (e.g. ''​xpdev''​),​ are still built using older (Borland) C compilers that do not support the full C99 standard. For those Synchronet libraries, care must be taken to *not* use newer C language constructs and standard library functions/​types.
 ===== Run-time files ===== ===== Run-time files =====
-While technically not source code, if you have not already installed Synchronet, you will also need the run-time files:+While technically not source code, if you have not already ​//installed// Synchronet, you will also need the run-time files (the ''​.zip''​ file contains files with Windows style line endings, while the ''​.tgz''​ contains files with Unix style line endings):
-  * ''​sbbs_run.tgz''​ [[​Synchronet/​sbbs_run.tgz|ftp]] [[​Synchronet/​sbbs_run.tgz|http]]+  * ''​sbbs_run.tgz''​ [[​Synchronet/​sbbs_run.tgz|ftp]] [[​Synchronet/​sbbs_run.tgz|http]] 
 +  * ''​''​ [[ftp://​​Synchronet/​|ftp]] [[http://​​Synchronet/​|http]]
 ===== See Also ===== ===== See Also =====
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   * [[history:​development|Development History]]   * [[history:​development|Development History]]
   * [[dev:​|Development Index]]   * [[dev:​|Development Index]]
 +  * [[:​install:​nix|UNIX Installation]]
   ​   ​

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