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Compiling progressiveCactus on Mac Mavericks



  1. Follow their instructions for grabbing the source
  2. You will need wget, which is not present. So from here wget is simply curl -O. However there are a bunch of problems with making wget an alias to curl -O from aliases not being expanded in noninteractive shells to some debate about what /bin/sh does on mac. My pragmatic solution was
  3. make a one line script curl -O "$@" and save it as /usr/bin/wget and chmod +x for that file 
  4. Then proceed with make which should conclude successfully

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