Stable Release

The best available version of Agar is 1.6.0.

Precompiled binary packages:

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Development Version

Subversion access is available from the following repository URL.

When using a SVN snapshot of Agar, always recompile your Agar applications after having recompiled the Agar library (shared library version numbers are incremented only on release).

Extra Developer Tools

BSDBuild is a BSD-style build system which provides useful make libraries as well as the ability to generate GNU-compatible configure scripts. It's not necessary to install BSDBuild in order to build Agar. BSDBuild is needed to regenerate the configure script from sources.

Users of the Vim editor may find the following syntax file helpful when developing with Agar.

Users of valgrind may find this suppression file useful (FreeBSD).

Verifying Signed Packages

After downloading a package, check that the SHA-256 checksum matches the package's .md5 file. Agar packages are signed by Julien Nadeau Carriere ( Get this KEYS file along with the package's .asc signature, and verify using a tool such as gpg:

  $ wget
  $ gpg --import KEYS

  $ wget
  $ gpg --verify agar-1.6.0.tar.gz.asc

The fingerprints should match:

71AB 5949 2159 9198 AD5E  587C 33CA 9C83 A9EE 5206
D810 5851 EA43 4F14 BB9C  7A17 9417 3E3D E08C 7015 ElectronTubeStore