SparSpec 1.4 is written in C using GTK+-2.0 for the graphical user interface (GUI).
This program is under the GPL license so you can download the sources and modify them under the terms of this license.
sources directory :
This package has been compiled using gcc under cygwin and its GTK developpement package (Cygwin is a Linux-like environment for Windows). Thus, it requires the cygwin1.dll to be used.
Within cygwin, compile with make -f Makefile_gtk to compile SparSpec with the GTK GUI (requires the GTK developpement package of Cygwin);
Within cygwin, compile with make -f Makefile_nogtk to compile SparSpec without the GTK GUI.
Known bugs in the Windows version
Contrary to the Linux version, the shell window does not display the state of the optimisation algorithm during computation.
SparSpec may fail to open files if directory's name contains special characters (i.e. accents in french).