On 09 Jun 2022, knightwise said the following...
I've been playing around with BBS's for a couple of weeks now and
thought it would be great to run syncterm from an old PPC iMac G3. I was wondering if any of you know if there are any PPC binaries out there I
can find ?
I don't have any PPC hardware and don't know much about compiling, but I did manage to compile it on OpenBSD, which might be relevant for compiling it on OSX.
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2022-02-09: Compiling SyncTERM on OpenBSD)
The summary of the OpenBSD process is:
Meatlotion's Linux compile instructions: https://www.erb.pw/how-to-install-syn
Bugs 40, 41, and 80 from the SyncTERM bug tracker: https://sourceforge.net/p/s
A lot of searching and learning about compiling in OpenBSD.
Note that I may have missed a dependency here. Shouldn't be too hard to find i
Run this as root:
pkg_add unzip gcc git
git clone https://gitlab.synchro.net/main/sbbs.git
st_path=$(pwd | sed 's/\/syncterm$//g')
It installed to /usr/local/bin/syncterm on my system. Running "syncterm -iSF" runs it full screen, stretched to fit. SSH works as you would expect.
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