ADMIT Installation Notes

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For developers:

You will need to know where CASA is installed on your machine. The following (csh) commands get your started on installing ADMIT (use USER = anonymous to get a read-only version, developers should know their USER name). bash users use the .sh variant.

  cvs -d :pserver:$ checkout admit
  cd admit
  ./configure --with-casa-root=/astromake/opt/casa/stable
  source admit_start.csh

This will define the $ADMIT environment variable. There is also a top level INSTALL file, which contains more hints to install ADMIT with advanced options, most of which you will not need to get started.

The command


will remind you that ADMIT has been installed, it doesn't do anything other than that right now. The top level Makefile also has some useful reminders what can do now and to do some very basic testing of ADMIT in a CASA environment. For example

  make python0
  make python1
  make pdf
  make html
  make doc

and to simulate the buildbot

  make buildbot

For beginning developers this may not work if you don't have sphinx added to your CASA, in that case use

  make unit

although that currently does very little testing.

We do have some **rogue testing** installed, these are basically python (pure python as well as casarun-python) scripts that run through some Flow*_AT's. You can run them via

  make unit0_clean
  make unit0
  make unit0

and they should not fail. The 2nd run will re-run an existing test and should also not fail. Those test_Flow* scripts are instructive to see how basic Flow's can be created using ADMIT.

For users:

A user installation is expected to be using conda or egg based. We have experimented some with this, but nothing stable is available at the time.

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