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'''Requirements'''
'''Requirements'''
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Base requirements:
* Python 2.4 http://www.python.org
* Python 2.4 http://www.python.org
* Graphviz http://www.graphviz.org
* Graphviz http://www.graphviz.org
* Qt 4.2.0 (or above) Open Source Edition http://www.trolltech.com/products/qt/index.html
* Qt 4.2.0 (or above) Open Source Edition http://www.trolltech.com/products/qt/index.html
* PyQt4 (v4.1.1)http://www.riverbankcomputing.co.uk/pyqt/index.php and SIP (4.5.2) http://www.riverbankcomputing.co.uk/sip/index.php
* PyQt4 (v4.1.1)http://www.riverbankcomputing.co.uk/pyqt/index.php and SIP (4.5.2) http://www.riverbankcomputing.co.uk/sip/index.php
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* PyXML http://pyxml.sourceforge.net
 
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* fpconst http://www.warnes.net/rwndown/~warnes/fpconst  (or from the [http://cheeseshop.python.org/pypi/fpconst/0.7.2 Cheese Shop])
 
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* SOAPpy http://pywebsvcs.sourceforge.net
 
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* MySQLdb http://sourceforge.net/projects/mysql-python
 
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* VTK (if you want to run vtk workflows) http://www.vtk.org
 
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* scipy http://www.scipy.org
 
* ctypes http://python.net/crew/theller/ctypes/ (or from [http://sourceforge.net/projects/ctypes/ sourceforge])
* ctypes http://python.net/crew/theller/ctypes/ (or from [http://sourceforge.net/projects/ctypes/ sourceforge])
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For running various not-required packages and features (packages are listed last, in parentheses):
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* PyXML http://pyxml.sourceforge.net (web services)
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* fpconst http://www.warnes.net/rwndown/~warnes/fpconst  (or from the [http://cheeseshop.python.org/pypi/fpconst/0.7.2 Cheese Shop]) (web services)
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* SOAPpy http://pywebsvcs.sourceforge.net (web services)
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* MySQLdb http://sourceforge.net/projects/mysql-python (execution logging)
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* VTK http://www.vtk.org (vtk)
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* scipy http://www.scipy.org (scipy)
'''Instructions'''
'''Instructions'''

Revision as of 15:17, 14 March 2007

Requirements Base requirements:

For running various not-required packages and features (packages are listed last, in parentheses):

Instructions

Click here for Specific Instructions for Mac Intel

  • Install Python
    • On most Linux distributions it comes by default.
    • On Windows: Get the msi release here
    • Add the installation directory to the PATH variable
  • Install Python Extensions
    • PyXml is needed for web services and is available here. There's a binary package for Mac here
      • To install it from source, download the .tar.gz file and uncompress it
      • Then inside the uncompressed folder, type: python setup.py build and later sudo python setup.py install
    • fpconst and SOAPpy are also required for using web services. fpconst is available here. SOAPpy is available here
    • For WINDOWS & LINUX: we need ctypes available here
  • Install VTK CVS version (if you want to use VTK)
    • First you'll need CMake: get the latest release here
    • Then you can get vtk: follow the instructions to download the CVS source code on this page
    • (Skip this step if you don't need to run CORIE workflows) Follow these instructions to add CORIE and other needed files to VTK.
    • To compile VTK follow the instructions in the file README.html in the root of VTK directory tree
    • On configuring CMake, make sure that the variables VTK_WRAP_PYTHON, VTK_USE_GUISUPPORT, VTK_USE_DISPLAY are ON and VTK_USE_QVTK is OFF
    • It is recommended to create a environment variable called PYTHONPATH
      • PYTHONPATH=<path/to/vtk_build>/Wrapping/Python:<path/to/vtk_build>/bin:.
  • Install Qt 4.2.0 or above
    • You can get the open source version for all platforms here
    • When installing on windows, Qt requires the mingw compiler. It will also offer to download and install automatically for you
    • After installing you need to build the Qt library:
    • (Skip this step if you're not a windows user) Run the Qt 4.1.0 Command Prompt located in the Qt Program Folder (it will set all the environment variables to build the library for you).
    • Run configure then make
  • Install SIP
    • Get the stable release version available here. (The latest snapshot version is here)
    • Uncompress the file, and inside the directory, type python configure.py. On WIndows type python configure.py -p win32-g++. On 64-bit Linux type python configure.py -d /usr/lib64/python2.4/site-packages/PyQt4. Then make and make install
  • Install PyQt4
    • Get the stable version, available here. (The latest snapshot version is here)
    • Uncompress the file, and inside the directory, type python configure.py. On 64-bit Linux type python configure.py -d /usr/lib64/python2.4/site-packages/PyQt4. Then make and make install
  • Install MySQLdb (Python library allowing MySQL databases access)
    • The file is available here
  • Install scipy (Necessary for the SciPy package)
    • Windows
      • Download and install the Enthought Scipy Python package [1]
    • Linux
      • Download and install BLAS [2] - Note: Most package managers allow easy download and installation through the native interface however; you must also get the source code and set the environment variable BLAS_SRC
      • Download and install LAPACK [3] - Note: Most package managers allow easy download and installation through the native interface however; you must also get the source code and set the environment variable LAPACK_SRC
      • Download and install numpy [4]
      • Download and install scipy [5]
  • Install ctypes
    • The source is avalable here
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