This appendix briefly describes how to install the WFDB Software Package on a new system. The package includes C-language sources for the WFDB library and for most of the applications described in this manual, sources for this manual, the WFDB Programmer's Guide, and the WAVE User's Guide, and a one-minute sample record (100s).
The latest version of the package can always be downloaded in source form from http://physionet.org/physiotools/wfdb.shtml, the WFDB home page on PhysioNet. Binaries for popular operating systems and development snapshots are also usually available there.
The process for installing the package is the same on all platforms, and is documented in detail in the quick-start guides for the popular platforms that can be found on the WFDB home page. In brief:
See the quick start guide for your platform for detailed step-by-step instructions.
Important: Although you may be able to compile the WFDB Software Package using a proprietary compiler, this is not supported.
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