[mesa-users] mesa install -- succeeds at last!

Richard Townsend townsend at astro.wisc.edu
Mon Jan 30 13:31:48 EST 2012

On Jan 30, 2012, at 9:30 AM, Prof M. N. Anandaram wrote:

> I now install csh by 'sudo apt-get install csh'
> and then run clean install.
> This time the whole process runs smoothly like a symphony
> and the sweet message of successful install of MESA finally appears!
> So here I appreciate your hard work in creating mesasdk and
> thank you for your help and time.

That's great -- I'm glad it finally worked out!

> There is only one query here about the setting of OMP_NUM_THREADS=n:
> My PC uses Intel i3 chip which has 2 cores(=cpus) and 4 threads.
> While I did set n=2 per your advice should I not set n=4 ?

Either n=2 or n=4 will work. I suggest you try both choices, to see which works fastest; I'm guessing n=2 will be best, but am keen to hear your experiences.



> Anyway I look forward to trying Bill's appetizer next!
> Anandaram
> From: Richard Townsend <townsend at astro.wisc.edu>
> To: Prof M. N. Anandaram <anandaram_mn at yahoo.com> 
> Cc: "mesa-users at lists.sourceforge.net" <mesa-users at lists.sourceforge.net> 
> Sent: Sunday, January 29, 2012 8:17 PM
> Subject: Re: [mesa-users] mesa install in linux VM fails at the [adipls] stage !
> You need a C shell installed to build adipls --- either csh or tcsh.
> cheers,
> Rich

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