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* For the [http://alps.comp-phys.org/software/applications/qmc/sse/doc/index.html SSE Simulation] package: | * For the [http://alps.comp-phys.org/software/applications/qmc/sse/doc/index.html SSE Simulation] package: | ||

− | the linear programming package [http://groups.yahoo.com/group/lp_solve lp_solve] (version [http://alps.comp-phys.org/software/lp_solve_3.2.tar.gz 3.2] or [http://alps.comp-phys.org/software/lp_solve_4.0.tar.gz 4.0] can be installed from ALPS server). The latest versions of lp_solve and more information can be found [http://groups.yahoo.com/group/lp_solve here]. Just do | + | the linear programming package [http://groups.yahoo.com/group/lp_solve lp_solve] (version [http://alps.comp-phys.org/static/software/lp_solve_3.2.tar.gz 3.2] or [http://alps.comp-phys.org/static/software/lp_solve_4.0.tar.gz 4.0] can be installed from ALPS server). The latest versions of lp_solve and more information can be found [http://groups.yahoo.com/group/lp_solve here]. Just do |

$ wget [http://alps.comp-phys.org/static/software/lp_solve_4.0.tar.gz http://alps.comp-phys.org/software/lp_solve_4.0.tar.gz] | $ wget [http://alps.comp-phys.org/static/software/lp_solve_4.0.tar.gz http://alps.comp-phys.org/software/lp_solve_4.0.tar.gz] |

## Revision as of 14:39, 14 November 2009

ALPS Library setup and installation documentation is on the separate page " Setup and Installation (Library)".

## Contents

## Download

For downloading the ALPS-applications please visit our download page.

## Prerequisites

The ALPS Applications require the ALPS library, so you need to download and install a **matching version** of the library first. Additional libraries required by some of the applications are (some of them may be already installed on your system):

- For the SSE Simulation package:

the linear programming package lp_solve (version 3.2 or 4.0 can be installed from ALPS server). The latest versions of lp_solve and more information can be found here. Just do

$ wget http://alps.comp-phys.org/software/lp_solve_4.0.tar.gz $ tar zxf lp_solve_4.0.tar.gz $ cd lp_solve_4.0 $ make

to setup lp_solve. Otherwise the SSE-binary will not be generated when using make.

- For the exact diagonalization example program:

The BLAS (or ATLAS) and LAPACK libraries

- For the full diagonalization program:

The BLAS (or ATLAS) and LAPACK libraries

- For the classical Monte Carlo program:

The BLAS (or ATLAS) and LAPACK libraries

- For the loop QMC program:

The BLAS (or ATLAS) and LAPACK libraries

## Installation

For easy setup, we have provided a configure script. Just type

$ ./configure --prefix=ALPS_DIR

in the top directory of the ALPS Applications. ALPS_DIR is the directory where the ALPS library is installed (default is $HOME/ALPS). For all directories, please give the **full path**, starting from root. If certain libraries cannot be found, then the relevant applications will not be created when doing make (next step). The output of the configure scipt, indicates which applications will be generated when doing make (next step). Additional options can be specified to provide the paths to additonal optional libraries if the configure script cannot find them automatically:

--with-lp_solve=DIR | specifies the place where the lp_solve library is installed. This is needed for the sse application. |

--with-blas=-lLIB |

The BLAS and LAPACK libraries need to be specified when configuring the ALPS libraries.

After configuration, just type

$ make

to build all the ALPS Applications and

$ make install

to install them into the same location as the ALPS library files. If you want to use the binary files from all locations in your file-system, then you will need to **set the path** to that directory.

## Trouble

Trouble? go to the ALPS bugzilla and file a bug!