[Users] Einstein Toolkit on Mac OS

Ian Hinder ian.hinder at aei.mpg.de
Wed May 16 10:38:30 CDT 2012

On 16 May 2012, at 17:26, Frank Loeffler wrote:

> On Wed, May 16, 2012 at 05:05:54PM +0200, Ian Hinder wrote:
>> A VM is good for workshops and hands-on sessions to teach people how
>> to use the ET.  But we also need to provide practical information for
>> how to use the ET on machines that people actually want to use.  The
>> main tutorial should in principle be independent of the place it is
>> run.
> In practice this is not true. A lot depends on system versions or
> compilers being installed, or not.

Those things should be hidden by SimFactory.  We would provide instructions for a "recommended" set of system packages and compilers for each OS, and we would provide optionlists for these.  

>> We may need a couple of "special case" discriminations in
>> the general tutorial, but hopefully these will be minimal.
>> Keeping the tutorials up-to-date should be part of the release
>> process, and I think should be considered quite important.
> I agree with both.
> Frank

Ian Hinder

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