Get Chirpy! through Subversion
You might be interested to find out what’s happening with Chirpy! between releases, and get early access to its new features. To achieve this, all you need to do is get the latest revision from Chirpy!’s Subversion (SVN) repository.
Note that the code in the repository is by no means final and is therefore rather likely to contain bugs. Use it at your own risk!
If you wish to get Chirpy! from Subversion, you will need Subversion software, which can be obtained from the Subversion web site. Some systems have it installed by default.
To grab the very latest revision of Chirpy! from the repository, all you need to do is type the following command:
svn co https://chirpy.svn.sourceforge.net/svnroot/chirpy/trunk/chirpy chirpy
This will create a subdirectory called
chirpy in the working
directory, and download all the necessary files into it. This operation is
called a checkout.
Alternatively, you can use a Web-based interface to browse through the repository.
Just like with stable releases, how to install Chirpy! is covered in
install.txt—though possibly not entirely. If you are
upgrading, generally speaking, you should still use
should make your setup compatible with the new version.