FairRoot Installation

FairRoot provides basic framework features and has to be installed prior to R3BRoot installation.

Distribution

Stable versions (releases) can be downloaded from GitHub.

Installation procedure

On the GSI Linux Cluster FairRoot is already installed under

/cvmfs/fairroot.gsi.de/fairroot/VERSION_fairsoft-FAIRSOFT_VERSION


On an external computer:
After installing external packages (FairSoft), following steps are required:

  1. mkdir FairRoot
  2. cd FairRoot
  3. tar -xzf FairRoot-VERSION.tar.gz
  4. mkdir install-VERSION
  5. mkdir build-VERSION
  6. cd build-VERSION
  7. export SIMPATH=YOUR_PREFIX/FairSoft/build/FAIRSOFT_VERSION
  8. cmake -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=YOUR_PREFIX/FairRoot/install-VERSION ../FairRoot/VERSION
  9. make
  10. make install


After successful installation, FairRoot include files and libraries will be installed in YOUR_PREFIX/FairRoot/install-VERSION/.