How do I unpack the SDK?

Cygwin for Windows is almost identical with most flavours of UNIX, such as Linux and BSD.

The Psyclone SDK is downloaded inside a tar archive. Before you can use it you need to unpack it and the supporting files. To do so you need to be in the directory where you downloaded the Psyclone SDK to. In here you enter the following command on the command line

tar xvfz psyclonesdk[version]ncl.cygwin.tgz

where version is the Psyclone SDK version, such as This will create a directory with the name


inside which you will find the SDK files and examples.