Difference between revisions of "OptLocal"

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If you are looking for a specific piece of software you can list the directory <tt>/opt/local/stow</tt>.  Some software is linked in with the <tt>stow</tt> command directly into <tt>bin,lib,man,sbin</tt> directories in <tt>/opt/local</tt>.
 
If you are looking for a specific piece of software you can list the directory <tt>/opt/local/stow</tt>.  Some software is linked in with the <tt>stow</tt> command directly into <tt>bin,lib,man,sbin</tt> directories in <tt>/opt/local</tt>.
  
This only pertains to [[RHEL6]] and above.  The software previously was found in <tt>/usr/local</tt>.
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This only pertains to [[RHEL7]] and above.  The software previously was found in <tt>/usr/local</tt>.

Latest revision as of 19:19, 20 October 2020

Note: Please see Modules, which is now our preferred method of providing locally-built software to the Institute, as well as its various labs and centers.


/opt/local is managed via a Stow system.

If you are looking for a specific piece of software you can list the directory /opt/local/stow. Some software is linked in with the stow command directly into bin,lib,man,sbin directories in /opt/local.

This only pertains to RHEL7 and above. The software previously was found in /usr/local.