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Post by attene » Wed Jul 18, 2018 1:35 pm

Hello everybody,

I am about to configure my code saturne 5.0.8.
The configuration look like the following:

please find my questions between brackets.

$SALOME= /home/federico/salome/SALOME-8.4.0-CO6-SRC/BINARIES-CO6

$SOURCE/configure --prefix=$INSTALL_PATH/with_salome_binaries \
--with-libxml2=$SALOME/libxml2 --with-hdf5=$SALOME/hdf5 \
--with-med=$SALOME/MED --with-cgns=$SALOME/cgns \
--with-metis=path_to_metis \
--with parmetis=/usr/local/bin/parmetis \ (This is the path for the executable (which parmetis), shall I call this in the configuration? or I should link the source folder? Do I have to do the same with all the packages?)

CC=icc CXX=icpc FC=ifort

ps: sorry for the basic questions but I do not have a lot of experience with linux and this kind of installation.

best regards,


Yvan Fournier
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Re: configuration

Post by Yvan Fournier » Wed Jul 18, 2018 4:23 pm


For the available options, run:
$SOURCE/configure --help
There is no separate METIS/PArMETIS option, so use "--with-metis=" for ParMETIS. And you do not want the executable, but the includes and libaries, so "/usr" should be enough if that is where it is installed (actually, since it is a default path, --with-metis should be enough).

The installation manual may provide some additional recommendations for specific libraries (such as Pt-Scotch, but if you are not using it, it is OK).



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