What is the current version of gap?
The current version is GAP 4.11.1 released on 02 March 2021. Upgrading or New Installation? If you have any version of GAP older than the current version , the only way to install a new version of GAP is a new installation.
How do I install gap on Linux?
Otherwise, to install GAP using the source distribution, perform the following steps: Verify that all required tools are installed. Choose your preferred archive format and download the corresponding archive. Unpack the archive. On UNIX, Linux or macOS: compile the GAP core system by running ./configure; make in the unpacked directory.
How do I build gap from source?
To build GAP from source you will need some tools installed. GAP may compile and work for you on other systems, and if so we would be interested to know about it. The main archives contain the current release of GAP. They also contain a number of contributed packages, found in the pkg subdirectory of the main distribution directory.
How do I compile the gap core system?
Verify that all required tools are installed. Choose your preferred archive format and download the corresponding archive. Unpack the archive. On UNIX, Linux or macOS: compile the GAP core system by running ./configure; make in the unpacked directory.
Is there a version of gap 3 for Linux?
GAP 3 for Linux (i686 architecture) and Windows. Frank Lübeck has created an executable of the currently released version of GAP 3.4.4 for Linux on i686 machines. See his page The executable is produced with some optimized compiler settings and is statically linked.
Where can I find the installation instructions for gap?
Full instructions for installation on Windows, Linux and macOS are available in the INSTALL.md file, which may be found in the GAP root directory after unpacking the archive with the GAP distribution. For a quick test of your installation you may start GAP.
What operating systems does Gap Run on?
We test GAP on various versions of Linux and on some recent versions of Windows and macOS in both 32- and 64-bit modes. You can install it on any of these systems using the standard distribution archives, although details of the process may vary.