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Prototype for the builtin MUMPS solver.


 1 jfenwick 3989 %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% 2 jfenwick 6651 % Copyright (c) 2003-2018 by The University of Queensland 3 jfenwick 3989 4 jfenwick 2289 % 5 % Primary Business: Queensland, Australia 6 jfenwick 6112 % Licensed under the Apache License, version 2.0 7 8 jfenwick 2289 % 9 jfenwick 3989 % Development until 2012 by Earth Systems Science Computational Center (ESSCC) 10 jfenwick 4657 % Development 2012-2013 by School of Earth Sciences 11 % Development from 2014 by Centre for Geoscience Computing (GeoComp) 12 jfenwick 3989 % 13 %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% 14 jfenwick 2289 15 jfenwick 2529 \chapter{Introduction} 16 jfenwick 4439 This document describes how to install \emph{esys-Escript}\footnote{For the rest of the document we will drop the \emph{esys-}} on to your computer. 17 jfenwick 3339 To learn how to use \esfinley please see the Cookbook, User's guide or the API documentation. 18 jfenwick 2333 19 caltinay 2538 \esfinley is primarily developed on Linux desktop, SGI ICE and \macosx systems. 20 aellery 6919 It can be installed in several ways: 21 caltinay 2538 \begin{enumerate} 22 aellery 6919 \item Binary packages -- ready to run with no compilation required. 23 uqaeller 7011 These are available in Debian and Ubuntu repositories, so just use your normal package manager (so you don't need this guide). They are also available for Anaconda Python 3. 24 aellery 6919 \item Using flatpak 25 jfenwick 4383 \item From source -- that is, it must be compiled for your machine. 26 jfenwick 6391 This is the topic of this guide. 27 caltinay 2538 \end{enumerate} 28 29 jfenwick 3970 See the site \url{https://answers.launchpad.net/escript-finley} for online help. 30 jfenwick 4439 Chapter~\ref{chap:source} covers installing from source. 31 jfenwick 6592 Appendix~\ref{app:cxxfeatures} lists some c++ features which your compiler must support in order to compile escript. 32 This version of escript has the option of using \texttt{Trilinos} in addition to our regular solvers. 33 aellery 6919 Appendix~\ref{app:trilinos} covers features of \texttt{Trilinos} which escript needs.