Once you've successfully downloaded the Split-C Distribution, you can begin the installation
(We'll assume that your current working directory is '/research' for
the rest of this mini-tutorial)
Unzip and Untar and arrange the downloaded files into a hierarchy as shown below:
Now, execute the script 'splitc_config'. (Make sure the script has execute permissions, i.e. 'chmod 755 splitc_config'.)
You will be asked a series of platform-specific questions. One of the
more esoteric of these is the question: Where is gcc installed. For
the Meiko, this is usually in: /opt/gnu/lib/gcc-lib/sparc-sun-solaris2.4/2.6.3
When the script finishes, it will attempt to compile the active message
library (am), the split-c library (libsplit-c), and the split-cc compiler
(split-cc). When this is compilete you will be able to test the
installation by running one of the example programs
Assuming the compiler was installed in /usr/local/split-c, you'll
have to set your SC_ROOT environment variable to this value:
setenv SC_ROOT /usr/local/split-c
You'll also have to set your MPL (message passing layer) to the appropriate
value (for the Meiko MPL=MEIAM, so do setenv MPL MEIAM).
Building the example program Pi
For more information or feedback, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Download the Pi program from the examples page
- Untar the program
- cd to the pi directory, and type 'gmake'
- run the program by typing 'run_me.$MPL', where MPL is explained above.