ViewVC logotype

Diff of /trunk/doc/user/Installation.tex

Parent Directory Parent Directory | Revision Log Revision Log | View Patch Patch

revision 722 by gross, Wed Apr 12 23:58:02 2006 UTC revision 723 by gross, Wed May 3 10:29:16 2006 UTC
# Line 9  Line 9 
9  \chapter{Installation}  \chapter{Installation}
10  \label{INSTALL}  \label{INSTALL}
12    Visit \url{http://iservo.edu.au/twiki/bin/view/ESSCC/EsysUser} for more information.
14  \section{Getting The Software}  \section{Software needed for installation}
16    \begin{itemize}
17       \item scons  0.96.91 or newer, see \url{http://www.scons.org/}
18       \item python  2.3.4 or higher, see \url{http://www.python.org/}
19       \item numarray  0.9 or higher, see \url{http://www.stsci.edu/resources/software_hardware/numarray}
20       \item python boost boost  1.31.0 or higher (build system defaults to boost 1.33.0), see \url{http://www.boost.org/}
21       \item g++, see \url{http://gcc.gnu.org/}, or intel c++  compiler, see \\
22    \url{http://www.intel.com/cd/software/products/asmo-na/eng/compilers/}.
23    \end{itemize}
25    \subsection{optional Libraries}
26    These libraries are optional at compile time. By default, thay are switched off.
27    \begin{itemize}
28       \item parallel direct solver from the SGI SCSL library, see \url{http://www.sgi.com/products/software/scsl.html}
29       \item parallel direct solver from intel MKL library  (delivered with intel compilers), see \url{http://www.intel.com/cd/software/products/asmo-na/eng/perflib/mkl/}.
30    \end{itemize}
32    \subsection{optional Software}
 The \escript package contains some submodules:  
34  \begin{itemize}  \begin{itemize}
35  \item \escript : model development environment     \item off-line visualization:
36  \item \finley : PDE solver library (finite elements)        \begin{itemize}
37  \item \bruce : grid data domain        \item mayavi, see \url{http://mayavi.sourceforge.net/}.
38  \item \modelframe : model description environment        \item opendx, see \url{http://www.opendx.org/}
39  \item \pyvisi : visualization environment        \end{itemize}
40       \item on-line visualization with pyvisi:
41    \begin{itemize}
42          \item vtk  4.2.1 or newer with with python interface, see \url{http://public.kitware.com/VTK/}
43          \item gnuplot  with with python interface, see \url{http://www.gnuplot.info/}
44          \item  povray, see \url{http://www.povray.org/}.
45  \end{itemize}  \end{itemize}
46    \end{itemize}
48    \section{Get the source code}
50    You can download the source code, examples and, if required, release tests from \url{http://shake200.esscc.uq.edu.au/joomla/content/view/78//}.
51    Files can be downloaded as *.zip or *.tar.gz files.
52    Usage is under the Open Software License version 3.0, see \url{http://www.opensource.org/licenses/osl-3.0.php}.
54    \subsection{Unpack zip file}
55    Use the commands
57    \begin{verbatim}
58       mkdir <my esys dir>
59       mv escript*.zip <my esys dir>
60      cd <my esys dir>
61      unzip escript*.zip
62    \end{verbatim}
64    to unzip the source files into the directory  \verb|<my esys dir>|.
66    \subsection{Unpack tar file}
68    Use the commands
70    \begin{verbatim}
71      mkdir <my esys dir>
72      mv escriot*.tar.gz <my esys dir>
73      cd <my esys dir>
74      tar xzf escript*.tar.gz
75    \end{verbatim}
77    to unpack the source files into the directory \verb|<my esys dir>|.
79  \section{Installation}  \section{Installation}
80  \section{Testing}  
81    The installation is started by
82    \begin{verbatim}
83      cd <my esys dir>
84      scons dodebug=no
85    \end{verbatim}
86    By default the configuration for Linux is used. If there is a file \verb|scons/<hostname>_options.py| where is \verb|hostname| is the name of the machine the installation is running (non-literal or non-numerical charcters are replaed by underscore)  options is this file are overwrite the default setting. Use =scons/ess_options.py= as a staring point to create a file for your machine. If you want to use personalied setting in the file myoptions.py you can run
87    \begin{verbatim}
88      cd <my esys dir>
89      scons dodebug=no options_file=myoptions.py
90    \end{verbatim}
91    You can also overwrite individual setting trough the command line. e.g.
92    \begin{verbatim}
93       cd <my esys dir>
94      scons dodebug=no libinstall=/usr/lib
95    \end{verbatim}
96    will install the libraries into the directory \verb|/usr/lib|.
98    Get help on options with the following command
99    \begin{verbatim}
100      cd <my esys dir>
101      scons -h
102    \end{verbatim}
103    To uninstall the installation use
104    \begin{verbatim}
105      cd <my esys dir>
106      scons -c
107    \end{verbatim}
109    If you have more than one processor available for compilation you can use the -j option to tell scons to do parallel compiles:
110    \begin{verbatim}
111       cd <my esys dir>
112       scons dodebug=no -j 8
113    \end{verbatim}
114    \section{Running Release Tests}
115    To test your installation you have to download and unpack the release tests. You can run the tests by
116    \begin{verbatim}
117       cd <my esys dir>
118       scons dodebug=no all_tests
119    \end{verbatim}
120    The tests can take a while (up to several hours). In some cases it can be sufficient to run the test for the C/C++ components only. Use  
121    \begin{verbatim}
122       cd <my esys dir>
123       scons dodebug=no run_tests
124    \end{verbatim}
125    to run these tests.
126    It can be usefull to run the tests in the debug mode:
127    \begin{verbatim}
128       cd <my esys dir>
129       scons dodebug=yes run_tests
130    \end{verbatim}
131    Keep in mind that this will rebuild the libraries in the debug mode. You have to rebuild the libraries with option =dodebug=no= to get back to a productive installation.
134    \section{Environment setup}
135    To make esys accessible from python you have to set
136    \begin{verbatim}
137    export PYTHONPATH=<my esys dir>:${PYTHONPATH}
138    export LD_LIBRARY_PATH=<my esys dir>/lib:${LD_LIBRARY_PATH}
139    \end{verbatim}
140    Currently an installation into the python site-packages directory is not supported.
142    If you wnat to check your setup and you have download the examples you can run
143    \begin{verbatim}
144    cd <my esys dir>/doc/examples
145    python poisson.py
146    \end{verbatim}
148    \subsection{OpenMP support}
150    If your system and compiler support OpenMP parallelization and OpenMP parallelization has been switched on during compilation, you need to set the following environment variable to run scripts in parallel (in this case with four threads):
151    \begin{verbatim}
152    export OMP_NUM_THREADS=4
153    cd <my esys dir>/doc/examples
154    python poisson.py
155    \end{verbatim}
157    \section{Getting help}
158    If there is a problem or questin please contact \url{mailto:esys@esscc.uq.edu.au}.

Removed from v.722  
changed lines
  Added in v.723

  ViewVC Help
Powered by ViewVC 1.1.26