ALPSCore reference
ALPSCore

Introduction

The ALPSCore project (http://alpscore.org), based on the ALPS (Algorithms and Libraries for Physics Simulations) project, provides generic algorithms and utilities for physics problems. It strives to increase software reuse in the physics community.

Installation

For detailed instructions, please see https://github.com/ALPSCore/ALPSCore/wiki/Installation

In short:

  1. Obtaining ALPSCore:

    Clone Git repository:

    $ git clone https://github.com/ALPSCore/ALPSCore.git
    
  2. Prerequisites:
    • C++ compiler: g++ >= 4.2 OR Intel >= 10.0 OR Clang >= 3.2
    • CMake >= 3.1
    • HDF5 library >=1.8
    • Boost >= 1.56.0
  3. Building:

    Use a standard CMake procedure:

    $ mkdir build && cd build
    $ cmake /where/you/cloned/ALPSCore -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=/install/dir/of/ALPSCore
    $ make
    $ make install
    

Using with your projects

Please see https://github.com/ALPSCore/ALPSCore/wiki/Installation#build-your-project-with-alpscore for details.

In short, use a standard CMake-based approach:

$ export ALPSCore_DIR=/install/dir/of/ALPSCore
$ cd /your/project/
$ cat >CMakeLists.txt
cmake_minimum_required(VERSION 3.1)
project(MyProject C CXX)
find_package(ALPSCore REQUIRED)
add_executable(my_program main.cpp)
target_link_libraries(my_program ${ALPSCore_LIBRARIES})
^D
$ cmake .
$ make