fpt and WinFPT Reference Manual - Command-line Commands
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fpt Installation under Linux
Please install fpt as follows:
Licensing: The fpt distribution contains a community licence key for analysis and re-engineering
of WRF. If you are not working on WRF please check that you
have a licence key. The keys are distributed in files named user.fsp. A file with this
name is present in the downloadable distributions as a place holder, but this does not contain a key which
will enable fpt or WinFPT to run. Keys may be requested through the
download area of simconglobal.com, or
by contacting SimCon.
Check that C shell is installed on your system. For example:
$ which csh
On some Linux systems it is not installed by default. If it is not, please
install it, e.g. under Ubuntu:
$ sudo apt-get install csh
Choose a directory into which fpt is to be installed. This may be a system directory, for example,
/usr/lib/, or a local directory within you own file system. Un-tar the
distribution into this directory. The distribution is already arranged in sub-directories of a
directory named fpt, e.g.
$ cd /home/john/util
$ tar -xvf /home/john/Downloads/fptilnx_3.9-q.tar.gz
Change directory to the fpt directory which has been unpacked. Execute setup in this directory
(Note that you may need to make setup executable, for example:
$ chmod a+x setup.
If the chosen directory is a system directory, setup must be run as root. e.g.:
$ cd /home/john/utils/fpt
setup may prompt for further information.
Change to the examples directory, and run fpt on an example program
to test the installation, for example:
$ cd examples/met_rocket/fpt
$ fpt met_rocket.fsp %i