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difx:installation [2019/09/05 08:34] (current)
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 ==== As a user ==== ==== As a user ====
  
-At the time of writing, the current stable version of DiFX is DiFX-2.5.2. You should look on [[https://​svn.atnf.csiro.au/​difx/​master_tags/​]] ​ to see what the latest version is, and check the difx-users mailing archive to make sure that the highest version number you see there has been declared stable. Then, to check out (for example) DiFX 2.5.2, type:+At the time of writing, the current stable version of DiFX is DiFX-2.6.1. You should look on [[https://​svn.atnf.csiro.au/​difx/​master_tags/​]] ​ to see what the latest version is, and check the difx-users mailing archive to make sure that the highest version number you see there has been declared stable. Then, to check out (for example) DiFX 2.6.type:
  
-  svn co https://​svn.atnf.csiro.au/​difx/​master_tags/​DiFX-2.5.2+  svn co https://​svn.atnf.csiro.au/​difx/​master_tags/​DiFX-2.6.1
  
-If your username is different between your login and your svn account use the option ''​--username''​ with your SVN username. ​ This should check out the entire DiFX-2.5.package, which contains everything you need to run the software correlator.  ​+If your username is different between your login and your svn account use the option ''​--username''​ with your SVN username. ​ This should check out the entire DiFX-2.6.package, which contains everything you need to run the software correlator.  ​
  
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 ===== After installation ===== ===== After installation =====
 +//A newer alternative os difxcalc, built on Calc11 which does not require calcserver. This is much easier to get going.//
  
-In order to generate geometric models to use in the correlator, you will need to start the calcServer program (unless you are at an institute that already has a calcserver ​installlation).  In order to do this, run startCalcServer as root (or with su).  Once you have done this, you should check it is running using checkCalcserver. ​ Make sure to set the $CALC_SERVER environment variable to an appropriate value (the machine name where you will run the calc server). ​ You may also wish to (as root, or with su) run "cp directory_to_install_DiFX/​bin/​calcserver ​ /​etc/​init.d"​ and have this file be run at bootup (so you don't have to restart the calcserver manually after every reboot).+In order to generate geometric models to use in the correlator, you will need to start the calcServer program (unless you are at an institute that already has a calcserver ​installation).  In order to do this, run startCalcServer as root (or with su).  Once you have done this, you should check it is running using checkCalcserver. ​ Make sure to set the $CALC_SERVER environment variable to an appropriate value (the machine name where you will run the calc server). ​ You may also wish to (as root, or with su) run "cp directory_to_install_DiFX/​bin/​calcserver ​ /​etc/​init.d"​ and have this file be run at bootup (so you don't have to restart the calcserver manually after every reboot).
  
 ===== Troubleshooting compilation ===== ===== Troubleshooting compilation =====
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