PandaRoot Installation Manual

This installation manual is for PandaRoot with MonALISA support. Some configuration/installation scripts might be slightly modified from what you might have seen before. The idea is that error reporting has to be pretty good if this build is to happen without human intervention, via PackMan on the Grid.

Summary of changes

The original cbmsoft tarball was taken from this GSI wiki page. To it were added, in the /cbmsoft/tools/ directory, two extra apmon/ml pacakages (source tarballs). The cbmsoft/configure.sh script was modified to compile the two new packages and a few error handling mistakes were rectified (see attached). XM support was removed from g4env.sh. Also cbmsoft/tools/rootconfig.sh was modified to enable MonALISA support (see this howto). A new script that handles the whole compilation, postinstall.sh was added (see attachments). The whole lot was then repackaged together like this:
bash > tar -zcvf cbmsoft-ml.tgz postinstall.sh cbmsoft/

Getting the tarball

Get the tarball from here. This tarball contains the extra apmon/ml packages and all the necessary scripts (the scripts are attached below just for convenience).

Unpack like this:
bash > tar -zxvf cbmsoft-ml.tgz

Building the software

You can see now two new items: the directory cbmsoft/ and the script postinstall.sh.

bash > ls -F
postinstall.sh
cbmsoft/

ALERT! Be aware that the build will require a considerable amount of disk space. Check your disk quota before you continue.

Run the postinstall script:

bash > ./postinstall.sh
Doing postinstall ...                                                                          
Resetting PATH and TOP_DIR ...
 PATH=/usr/kerberos/bin:/bin:/usr/bin/:/usr/X11R6/bin:/usr/bin/X11
 TOP_DIR=.
Setting up the new environment ... [done]
Compiling external packages (this may take a few hours) ... [done]
Compiling PANDA software (this may take a few minutes) ... [done]
End.
All the logs will be located in the directory cbmsoft/log/.

Related topics

Talks

Talks dealing with PandaRoot and/or MonALISA will be linked below:

-- DanProtopopescu - 28 Jun 2007

The scripts attached below are already included in the tarball. ALERT! You don't have to download them separately.

imported from http://nuclear.gla.ac.uk/twiki/bin/view.pl/Main/PandaRootInstall and adopted some links to load from attachments

-- PeterZumbruch - 23 Aug 2012
Topic attachments
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
ML-Online-Dubna.pptppt ML-Online-Dubna.ppt manage 4749.0 K 23 Aug 2012 - 12:42 PeterZumbruch http://nuclear.gla.ac.uk/twiki/bin/viewfile.pl/Main/MonALISA?rev=5;filename=ML-Online-Dubna.ppt
cbmsoft-ml.tgztgz cbmsoft-ml.tgz manage 61510.9 K 23 Aug 2012 - 12:41 PeterZumbruch http://nuclear.gla.ac.uk/data/cbmsoft-ml.tgz
configure.sh.txttxt configure.sh.txt manage 8.4 K 23 Aug 2012 - 12:37 PeterZumbruch New configure.sh script (included in the tarball)
g4env.sh.txttxt g4env.sh.txt manage 9.8 K 23 Aug 2012 - 12:37 PeterZumbruch XM is disabled in this version of the script (included in the tarball)
postinstall.sh.txttxt postinstall.sh.txt manage 1.2 K 23 Aug 2012 - 12:38 PeterZumbruch postinstall.sh script (included in the tarball)
rootconfig.sh.txttxt rootconfig.sh.txt manage 1.0 K 23 Aug 2012 - 12:38 PeterZumbruch New rootconfig.sh script (included in the tarball)
Topic revision: r1 - 23 Aug 2012, PeterZumbruch
 
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