A printable and/or readable document explaining Snowdrift . We couldn't decide whether to call it the "manifesto", the "book", the "memorandums", the "ukase", etc. So for now it's called the "Snowdrift Pumpkin".
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This is a book/manifesto/canon/ukase/whatever explaining the structure, motivation, ideology, and economics of Snowdrift. We couldn't decide what to call it, so for now it's called "The Snowdrift Pumpkin", per the suggestion of Snowdrift's lead developer, Bryan Richter.
It's licensed under the
Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, version 4.0. You
can read a non-legalese version or read the legalese
LICENSE file in this repository.
The book doesn't have much (or any) content yet, so you have to compile it by hand if you want to read it. To do so, you need a UNIX-like system, and to install [Git][git-install] as well as TeX Live. See the Installing TeXLive section for OS-specific instructions regarding TeX Live.
Once you have all that, compiling is easy:
git clone https://notabug.org/pharpend/pumpkin.git cd pumpkin make
The book will show up as
Sometimes, you'll get cryptic errors. If that happens, run
and try again. If that doesn't work, you can try to fix the error
yourself, or you can contact the maintainer at
This varies by OS. If your OS isn't listed, guess based on the
instructions for similar OSes. If your OS isn't listed, and you
know/figure out how to set up TeXLive, then please to add instructions
to this document, and send a merge request. If you don't know how, or
don't want to do that, you could also email
If you want the kitchen sink, run this.
pacman -S texlive-most
For this book, specifically, this should be just fine:
pacman -S texlive-latexextra
Although I haven't tested it. You can see the Arch Wiki page on TeXLive if you want more information.