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plusFORT Downloads

Windows Version

Download and run the setup program.

Open the licence file you have been given (plusFORT.fig) with a text editor such as Notepad. Do not use a word processor, as it may add formatting codes. When prompted, cut and paste the three lines from the licence file into the installation program dialog box. In case of difficulty, check the contents of the file plusFORT.fig in the installation directory, using a plain text editor. The file should contain the three lines of text provided. If it does not, simply replace the version of plusFORT.fig created by the installation program with the version sent by your supplier.

In case of difficulty, check the contents of the file plusFORT.fig in the installation directory, using a plain text editor. The file should contain the three lines of text provided. If it does not, simply replace the version of plusFORT.fig created by the installation program with the version sent by your supplier.

 

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Installation Instructions

 


Linux Version

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 Installation Instructions

(1) If you plan to install in a system directory, such as /opt, then logon as a superuser.

(2) Move the installation file (plusfort_x86Linux_672.tgz) to the directory (e.g. /opt) which will contain the plusFORT installation directory.

(3) Move to the directory containing the installation file, and unpack it:-

      tar xvzf plusfort_x86Linux_672.tgz

(4) Step 3 will have created the plusFort installation directory (e.g. /opt/plusfort_x86Linux_672).  Copy your authorization file (plusFORT.fig), which contains 3 lines of text, into the installation directory.

(5) Set up the PFDIR and PATH environment variables.  For bash style shells, you can do this as follows:-

      PFDIR=/opt/plusfort_x86Linux_672
      PATH=$PFDIR:$PATH
      export PFDIR PATH

Depending on your setup, these commands can be inserted in the .profile or .bashrc in your home directory, in /etc/bashrc or /etc/profile, or in a file in the /etc/profile.d directory (e.g. /etc/profile/d/plusfort.sh). You may need superuser privileges to do this.

(6)  Start a new command shell.

(7)  Check the environment variables are correctly set by typing:-

      echo $PFDIR

(8)  You should now be able to use plusFORT tools from the command line:-

      e.g.  spag *.f

 


MAC OSX Version

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Installation Instructions

(1) Move the installation file (plusfort_OSX_672.tgz) to the directory (e.g. /opt) which will contain the plusFORT installation directory.

(2) Move to the directory containing the installation file, and unpack it:-

      tar xvzf plusfort_OSX_672.tgz

You may need superuser privileges (e.g. using sudo) to do this.

(4) Step 3 will have created the plusFort installation directory (e.g. /opt/plusfort_OSX_672).  Copy your authorization file (plusFORT.fig), which contains 3 lines of text, into the installation directory.

(5) Set up the PFDIR and PATH environment variables.  For bash style shells, you can do this as follows:-

      PFDIR=/opt/plusfort_OSX_672
      PATH=$PFDIR:$PATH
      export PFDIR PATH

These commands can be inserted in the .profile in your home directory, or in /etc/profile.  On some systems you may need to insert them in the .bash_profile file.

(6)  Start a new command shell.

(7)  Check the environment variables are correctly set by typing:-

      echo $PFDIR

(8)  You should now be able to use plusFORT tools from the command line:-

      e.g.  spag *.f