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Building CATAPACK on OS X

What?

CATAPACK is a package for management and manipulation of photometric catalogues of stellar fields, particularly suitable for the determination of accurate astrometric solutions […] (ref)

Download

I could not find a copy of CATAPACK on the internet, however the source code is GPLv2, so I have decided to provide the software on this site.

Link: CataPack-2.1.19.tar.gz

Update (06/19/2014)

CataPack found itself a maintainer and a minor revision bump as well…

Main site: CataPack
Link: CataPack-2.2.4.tar.gz

Building

Prerequisites

Dependencies

Compiling

Install dependencies

sudo port install gsl gtk-engines wcslib wcstools

Unpack the source

tar xf CataPack-2.1.19.tar.gz
cd CataPack-2.1.19

Remove the usage of ancient RSML entries

gsed -i -e 's|.so|#.so|'  
src/CataCal.in  
src/gsc2.in

Build the source

./configure --prefix=/usr/local
make

Install CATAPACK

sudo make install