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Compiling Maxima from source.

You are strongly advised to read the installation instructions for the various components you need!

As of 21st Dec 2015 the following has been used to compile Maxima from source.

You will need the following, and GNU autotools

sudo apt-get install texinfo

Download and compile SBCL (Lisp)

cd /home/sangwinc/src
tar -xf sbcl-1.3.1-source.tar.bz2
cd sbcl-1.3.1/

sudo ./

Download and compile Maxima

cd /home/sangwinc/src
tar -zxf maxima-5.36.1.tar.gz
cd maxima-5.36.1/

./configure  --with-sbcl

sudo make install