Programming a Debian Slug in Blassic Basic


1) Compile Blassic
2) Write simple device control programs

I found basic very convenient on the Sweex router - I use a context
coloured text editor that can read and save to the Slug directly by ftp
No need to wait for compiles

My binary of Blassic for Debian Slug is here - place in /usr/sbin or similar

With thanks to

My misc. notes on Blassic for Sweex are here menu item 12

 How to compile Blassic on Debian Slug (it takes 5 hours!)

apt-get install g++ <- - - also gets gcc

download blassic-0.10.0.tgz
then -

tar zxvf blassic-0.10.0.tgz
./configure --disable-graphics --disable-curses
make install

Test it - type blassic in terminal

LKG8A6E0:# blassic
Blassic 0.10.0
(C) 2001-2005 Julian Albo

CtrlZ to get out