i read your post few minutes ago, but i saw a new snapshot, and i decided to give it a try. ( murmur-static_x86-1.2.3-146-gc3ffe0b.tar.bz2)
I try without and with the repertory you asked me to create.
And you're right !!
I was astonished. The directory is sufficient to run murmur.
Thanks a lot.