[phenixbb] phenixbb Digest, Vol 56, Issue 30

Leonid Flaks flaks at bnl.gov
Tue Jul 27 13:52:16 PDT 2010

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> Date: Tue, 27 Jul 2010 08:39:17 -0700
> From: Nathaniel Echols<nechols at lbl.gov>
> To: PHENIX user mailing list<phenixbb at phenix-online.org>
> Subject: Re: [phenixbb] 32-bit binaries for version 1.6.3-473
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> On Tue, Jul 27, 2010 at 8:15 AM, Leonid Flaks<flaks at bnl.gov>  wrote:
>> I am running phenix 1.6.2-432 on a set of systems running 32-bit version of
>> fedora-12. The latest version of phenix (1.6.3-473) has binaries mostly for
>> 64-bit OS. The only 32-bit OS I see is fedora-3. I would be happy to switch
>> to 64-bit OS one day, but HKL2000 that runs on the same computers has a big
>> warning about instability of it on the 64-bit (it is dated back to 2005!)
>> Coot is also crashing on the the 64-bit test system, so I have to stay with
>> 32-bit for now.
>> Does anybody know if fc-3 version would run on f-12?
> I suspect it will be okay, but I haven't tested it.  It partly depends on
> which features will be used - the GUI is twitchier about system libraries on
> Linux.  Fortunately, we also distribute all of the source code for Phenix,
> so if the binary installer doesn't work, I'd recommend switching to the
> source installer.  Are these the same machines (and OS) that were used for
> RapiData?
Yes, same 'cafe' systems. They all run f-12-32bit.
> Would it be possible to have 32-bit version built for f-12 or f-13?
> Possibly - we are probably going to pull some machines from our queueing
> system because they have only 8 cores, and some of these will become build
> machines for additional platforms (64-bit Ubuntu and CentOS are candidates).
>   Also, we now build a CentOS 5 (similar to FC6) installer - it didn't work
> properly for 1.6.3, but I think I've fixed it now, and we're going to push
> out a 1.6.4 very soon because of some unrelated problems in 1.6.3.
> -Nat
And on top of that, I don't see coot with python binary available for 
f-12 anymore.
I will be testing fc-3 version then.


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