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Editing Makefile.conf

Compile with editing Makefile.conf manually

Editing Makefile.conf

Create Makefile.conf by editing in ${FSTRBUILDDIR} to match the computer environment where this software is to be installed. There are a large number of variables that can be defined, but most of them can be used “as is” (without having to change the default values). For most environments, there should be no need to change variables other than those shown below.

Variable Description
MPIDIR Specifies the directory where MPI has been installed
PREFIX Specifies the directory where the executable module of this software is to be installed
METISDIR Specifies the directory where METIS has been installed
PARMETISDIR Specifies the directory where ParMETIS has been installed
REFINERDIR Specifies the directory where REVOCAP_Refiner has been installed
REVOCAPDIR Specifies the directory where REVOCAP_Coupler has been installed
MUMPSDIR Specifies the directory where MUMPS has been installed
CC Specifies the C compiler start command
CPP Specifies the C++ compiler start command
F90 Specifies the Fortran90 compiler start command

Refer to Appendix A, “List of Makefile.conf Variables” for details on all variables. Refer also to Appendix B, “Makefile.conf Setting Example” for an example of Makefile.conf settings.


Create Makefile by executing the shell script in ${FSTRBUILDDIR}, as below.

$ ./

To generate a library for parallel computing, for example, execute with the following options specified.

Options specified when is executed

Option Description Remarks
-g or --debug Generates a library for debugging
-p or --parallel Generates a library for parallel execution
--with-tools Generates a tool such as a partitioner
--with-refiner Includes REVOCAP_Refiner
--with-revocap Includes REVOCAP_Coupler
--with-metis Uses METIS
--with-parmetis Uses ParMETIS Disabled at present
--with-mkl Uses Intel MKL
--with-mumps Uses MUMPS
--with-lapack Uses Lapack Needed for condition number estimation
--with-ml Uses ML
--old-res-format Revert result file format

Examples of execution are shown below.

Compiling for parallel partitioner

If this software is used in parallel execution environment where MPI has installed, execute with the -p or --parallel option specified, as below.

$ ./ –p

Generating a tool such as a partitioner

If a processing or post-processing tool such as a partitioner (RCB) or visualizer is required, execute with the --with-tools option specified, as below.

$ ./ –p --with-tools


If METIS is used with a partitioner in an environment where METIS has been installed, execute with the --with-metis option specified, as below.

$ ./ –p --with-tools --with-metis

Executing make

Execute make in ${FSTRBUILDDIR} as below.

$ make 2 > & 1 | tee make.log

It may take sevral minutes to execute make, depending on the computer environment. If an error occurs during execution, take appropriate actions such as reviewing the Makefile.conf

Executing make install

After make has finished executing normally, execute make install to install this software in the directory specified in Makefile.conf, as below.

$ make install

Installing in Windows environments

In Windows environments, the following UNIX-like environments can be used to install this software according to the above procedures.

  • Sequential processing version : MinGW, Cygwin
  • Parallel processing version : MinGW + Microsoft MPI, Cygwin + OpenMPI