Installing FairRoot

  • Install the external packages in a directory of your choice
  • set the variable SIMPATH to your external packages directory
  • Get FairRoot source code from GitHub
    > git clone
  • Create a build directory (build in source is not allowd)
    > mkdir build
    > cd build
  • Call cmake to create your make files or project files for Xcode. Eclipse, KDeveloper, etc.
    >cmake -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX="Specify an installation directory" "Path to FairRoot source"
  • In case of creating standard makefiles, call make
    > make (make install)
  • FairRoot is now compiled and installed you can go to the example directory and run the tutorials