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BESIII software installation (release 6.5.4)

Installation instructions for 6.5.3

Installation instructions for 6.5.2

Installation instructions for 6.5.1

Installation instructions for 6.5.0

Instructions how to run on SLC5 64bit machine

To install BES-III software one needs

Please make sure that you have RPM curl-devel installed in your system!
If you do not have one, you can install it by the command (as superuser):
yum install curl-devel

Installation steps

tar xzvf pacman-latest.tar.gz
cd pacman-3.*
mkdir /top/level/directory
cd /top/level/directory
pacman -get
pacman -get

It will take some time. Then one can do

source scripts/6.5.4/
cd dist/6.5.4/TestRelease/*/cmt
cd ../run
boss.exe jobOptions_sim.txt
boss.exe jobOptions_rec.txt (for example)

If you have problems or questions, please contact Alexey Zhemchugov (zhemchugov[AT]

Last updated 21.10.2010