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Re: Question Red Hat or Ubuntu: Which is better for GEANT4? (matthew)
Re: None Re: Red Hat or Ubuntu: Which is better for GEANT4? (Tom Roberts)
Re: Question Re: Red Hat or Ubuntu: Which is better for GEANT4? (Zhiling Chen)
Re: Note Re: Red Hat or Ubuntu: Which is better for GEANT4? (Tom Roberts)
Date: 12 Jan, 2012
From: Zhiling Chen <Zhiling Chen>

Thank you very much for the help!

I was trying to compile G4beamline source on SLC6 64bit today. However, it failed, regardless of with ROOT and without ROOT. I attached the log file of make. It would be great if you could have a look and give me some hints on solution.

Cheers, Zhiling

On Wed, 11 Jan 2012 16:00:08 GMT, Tom Roberts wrote:

> > Your third suggestion looks very attractive to me.
> > I downloaded g4beamline binary and it works on my slc6 now after yum
> > some missing i686 libs. But I cannot find geant4 itself inside.
> 
> In the binary distribution, Geant4 is linked statically inside the
> G4beamline executable. The binary distribution does not include Geant4
> in a way you can link with your own code, you need the source for that.
> 
> Many people find that G4beamline meets their needs, and they don't build
> either it or Geant4 themselves.
> 
> > If I download and compile the source code of g4beamline, can I get a
> > working copy of geant4 on my machine? I'd like to try open inventor,
> > which is not easy to install on slc.
> 
> Yes. After building G4beamline from source, the libraries and their
> headers are installed into
> (InstallDirectory)/$G4SYSTEM/{bin,include,lib,share}, where
> G4SYSTEM=Linux-g++ for SLF/SLC. This includes CLHEP, Geant4, Root, GSL,
> FFTW, and Coin3d+SoXt (an open-source implementation of Open Inventor).
> Note that except for X-Windows, all libraries are static (*.a).
> 

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