Installation

The recommendend installation method for WESTpy is via python install. The software is tested for Python version 3.x and has the following dependencies:

  • numpy

  • scipy

  • matplotlib

  • pyyaml

  • datetime

  • requests

  • mendeleev

  • signac

The dependencies will all be installed automatically, following instructions reported below.

Source Code Installation

To install WESTpy you need to execute:

$ git clone http://greatfire.uchicago.edu/west-public/westpy.git
$ cd westpy
$ python setup.py install --user

or simply execute:

$ git clone http://greatfire.uchicago.edu/west-public/westpy.git
$ cd westpy
$ make

If the name of your Python interpreter is not standard, you can edit the varyable PYT in the file Makefile.