Commit f269a303 authored by Ralf Mueller's avatar Ralf Mueller 🎣
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$ cd ~
$ git clone https://github.com/spack/spack.git
$ cd spack
$ git checkout releases/v0.16.1
$ git checkout releases/v0.16.3
```
To be in line with the system installation of spack, we recommend this specific version.
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```console
$ spack compiler find
```
Now you are ready to build and install software via spack. Alternatively to the above command you can use the `~/.spack/linux/compilers.yaml` file from this repo and save it in the corresponding directory in `${HOME}`
Now you are ready to build and install software via spack. You can check the list of known compilers with
```
$ spack compilers
```
Alternatively to the above command you can use the `~/.spack/linux/compilers.yaml` file from this repo and save it in the corresponding directory in `${HOME}`
## Set a proper installation path
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## Use system packages to avoid reinstallation
Mistral already comes with many packaged from the old software tree. Since this software will stay it makes sense to let spack know about it. this configure in the file `~/.spack/linux/packages.yaml`. Please use the example from the repo and put it into the corresponding location below `${HOME}`.
Mistral already comes with many packaged from the old software tree. Since this software will stay it makes sense to let spack know about it. This configuration is in the file `~/.spack/linux/packages.yaml`. Please use the example from the repo and put it into the corresponding location below `${HOME}`.
## Read the docu
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