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Mac OS X installation

How-to for installing Bikit under Mac OSX.


1. Install XCode

xcode-select --install

2. Install homebrew -- see:

3. Install XQuartz -- see:

XQartz is needed for plotting functions

4. If not yet available, install git, python, pip and, optionally, virtualenv

brew install python
pip install --upgrade pip
pip install virtualenv

brew install plotutils --with-X11


Install Biskit system-wide

5. Fetch biskit from github and install dependencies

git clone biskit
pip install -r biskit/requirements_extended.txt

6.a) install Biskit system-wide

pip install -e biskit

6.b) or use checked out copy of Biskit right where it is by adding it to the PYTHONPATH variable

export PYTHONPATH=$PYTHONPATH:`pwd`/biskit

Put a line like this into your .bashrc or .zshrc file, depending what shell you are using. Replace `pwd` by the folder containing the biskit project.7


Test your Biskit installation

cd biskit/Biskit
python -e exe pvm