Re: [gembud] GEMPAK on CentOS 7

Pete,

Did you also build the LDM on CentOS 7?  If so what was your experience?


On Mon, Aug 25, 2014 at 1:31 PM, Pete Pokrandt <poker@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Steve,
>
> I built GEMPAK 7.1.0 on CentOS 7 64 bit and from what I remember, there
> were no issues, compiled out of the box. Which kind of surprised me,
> because there are a LOT of changes between CentOS 6.x and CentOS 7.
>
> I did have to add in values for GARPHOME and GARP_PATH to the Gemenviron
> file to get garp to run, but as far as I can tell it's running fine.
>
> Pete
>
>
>
> On 08/25/2014 01:51 PM, wxprofessor@xxxxxxxxx wrote:
>
>>
>>  Hi,
>>>
>>> I'm curious if anyone here has built GEMPAK from source on CentOS 7. Are
>>> there any issues to be aware of? We have a new machine and are debating
>>> which CentOS to put on it.
>>>
>>
>> i have one gempak installation on centos 6.5 because that's what is
>> stated for awips II edex / cave... i have found over the years that for
>> GEMPAK / ldm only, debian works the best for me, but that's just personal
>> preference.. since raytheon / unidata are sticking with centos for awips
>> II, i gave it a shot.. if you double check you prerequisites, and check
>> your logs for errors during compile (dev versions is what I often miss on a
>> fresh box), you'll be fine
>>
>> cheers,
>>
>> --patrick
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