Installation guide to gamma2MC version 1.1.1
The program gamma2MC is written in C++.
It uses the LHAPDF package, in addition to the standard C++ library.
It has been tested on RedHat Linux
(kernel release 2.6.9-55.ELsmp), and compiled with the
g++ and f77 compilers (version 3.4.6).
Before you can install gamma2MC,
you will need a working installation of the LHAPDF package. It can be
downloaded from http://projects.hepforge.org/lhapdf/. Make sure that the path to its executables (in
particular lhapdf-config) is in the system $PATH.
To install the program gamma2MC:
I highly recommend reading the
program manual and input-file guide for information on the inputs in the file "gamma2MC.indat".
- Download the source file
gamma2MC_1.1.1.tar.gz. Unpack it
by typing on the command line:
tar -xvf gamma2MC_1.1.1.tar
- Now change directories by typing
There are four directories here: "bin", "Cincludes", "info", and "src",
as well as a Makefile. Just type on the command line
This compiles the utility subroutines in the directory "Cincludes" and
the main subroutines in "src", which are linked to create the
executable "gamma2MC", which is put in the directory "bin".
You're done with the installation!
To run the program, change directories by typing
and modify the input file "gamma2MC.indat"
as desired. Then type on the command line
To go back to the introductory page for the program, click
This installation guide, as well as
the program manual/input-file guide
and introductory page, is also included in the
source code distribution in the directory "info".
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