The system administrator or person who installs McIDAS-X will use these installation instructions.
Unidata McIDAS-X and -XCD have been successfully built at SSEC or the UPC on the platforms in the following table. McIDAS-XCD has been tested at the UPC on two of these platforms, Sun Solaris SPARC and CentOS 6.6/7 Linux.
|Apple||MacOS-X 10.11.5/10.12.6||gcc, gfortran(1)|
|RedHat||Enterprise 6.x, 7.x||gcc, gfortran|
|CentOS||CentOS 6.x, 7.x||gcc, gfortran|
|Canonical||Ubuntu 14.04, 16.04 LTS||gcc, gfortran|
1. 1The compiler combination supported by SSEC is:
MacOS and OS X Notes:
3. McIDAS-XCD is tested at the UPC exclusively on one platform, CentOS 6.9 x86_64 Linux.
4. Use of GNU gcc and gfortran is the only compiler combination supported.
5. Unidata dropped support for building current versions of McIDAS-X/-XCD/-XRD under Solaris due to problems building HDF5 which is included to support imagery in netCDF-4 format.
If you have questions about the installation, please send email to Unidata McIDAS Support <email@example.com>.