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Update November 2014: These instructions are from 2010 and were created for the SHARCNET environment at that time. It should be possible to install this software on the newer operating systems by loading the intel module and ensuring that the corresponding paths are updated.
How to Install LinBox
- log into hound
- choose an install location (eg. /work/$USER/linbox) and set your compilers with:
export LINBOXDIR=/work/$USER/linbox export CC=icc export CXX=icpc
- change directories to your /work, then copy and unpack givaro and linbox source tarballs:
cd /work/$USER tar -xvzf /home/razoumov/work/9977/givaro-3.3.1.tar.gz tar -xvzf /home/razoumov/work/9977/linbox-1.1.7rc0.tar.gz
- compile and install givaro
cd givaro-3.3.1 ./configure --prefix=$LINBOXDIR make make install
- compile and install linbox
cd ../linbox-1.1.7rc0 ./configure --prefix=$LINBOXDIR --with-givaro=$LINBOXDIR --with-blas="-L/opt/sharcnet/intel/11.0.083/mkl/lib/em64t/ -lmkl -lguide -lpthread" make make install
This will compile LinBox with Intel/MKL (BLAS is part of MKL), so you need to link to both liblinbox.a and MKL libraries when you compile your own code with the Intel compilers. The linbox libraries are in: