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5 Installing Cold

The makefile should be able to deal with the compilation, and installation. Simply typing make should compile the program with the default options. After this, typing make install should install the program. [You may need root access for this, depending where you want to install the program.] To install with modified default options, simply type make optionname=value, with as many such assignments as desired. See the next two sections for the possible options. Possibly the most important is mainsearchdir (see mainsearchdir).