Package license: Geant4
Feedstock license: BSD 3-Clause
Summary: Geant4 is a toolkit for the simulation of the passage of particles through matter.
Geant4 is a toolkit for the simulation of the passage of particles through matter. Its areas of application include high energy, nuclear and accelerator physics, as well as studies in medical and space science. The three main reference papers for Geant4 are published in Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A 506 (2003) 250-303, IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science 53 No. 1 (2006) 270-278 and Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A 835 (2016) 186-225.
Current build status
Current release info
geant4 from the
conda-forge channel can be achieved by adding
conda-forge to your channels with:
conda config --add channels conda-forge
conda-forge channel has been enabled,
geant4, geant4-base, geant4_data_variant, geant4_visualisation_variant can be installed with:
conda install geant4 geant4-base geant4_data_variant geant4_visualisation_variant
It is possible to list all of the versions of
geant4 available on your platform with:
conda search geant4 --channel conda-forge
conda-forge is a community-led conda channel of installable packages. In order to provide high-quality builds, the process has been automated into the conda-forge GitHub organization. The conda-forge organization contains one repository for each of the installable packages. Such a repository is known as a feedstock.
A feedstock is made up of a conda recipe (the instructions on what and how to build the package) and the necessary configurations for automatic building using freely available continuous integration services. Thanks to the awesome service provided by CircleCI, AppVeyor and TravisCI it is possible to build and upload installable packages to the conda-forge Anaconda-Cloud channel for Linux, Windows and OSX respectively.
To manage the continuous integration and simplify feedstock maintenance
conda-smithy has been developed.
conda-forge.yml within this repository, it is possible to re-render all of
this feedstock's supporting files (e.g. the CI configuration files) with
conda smithy rerender.
For more information please check the conda-forge documentation.
feedstock - the conda recipe (raw material), supporting scripts and CI configuration.
conda-smithy - the tool which helps orchestrate the feedstock.
Its primary use is in the construction of the CI
and simplify the management of many feedstocks.
conda-forge - the place where the feedstock and smithy live and work to produce the finished article (built conda distributions)
If you would like to improve the geant4 recipe or build a new
package version, please fork this repository and submit a PR. Upon submission,
your changes will be run on the appropriate platforms to give the reviewer an
opportunity to confirm that the changes result in a successful build. Once
merged, the recipe will be re-built and uploaded automatically to the
conda-forge channel, whereupon the built conda packages will be available for
everybody to install and use from the
Note that all branches in the conda-forge/geant4-feedstock are
immediately built and any created packages are uploaded, so PRs should be based
on branches in forks and branches in the main repository should only be used to
build distinct package versions.
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- If the version of a package is not being increased, please add or increase
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