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# Copyright 2009-2018 Ghent University
# This file is part of EasyBuild,
# originally created by the HPC team of Ghent University (,
# with support of Ghent University (,
# the Flemish Supercomputer Centre (VSC) (,
# Flemish Research Foundation (FWO) (
# and the Department of Economy, Science and Innovation (EWI) (
# EasyBuild is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify
# it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
# the Free Software Foundation v2.
# EasyBuild is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
# but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
# GNU General Public License for more details.
# You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
# along with EasyBuild. If not, see <>.
EasyBuild support for software that uses the GNU installation procedure,
i.e. configure/make/make install, implemented as an easyblock.
@author: Stijn De Weirdt (Ghent University)
@author: Dries Verdegem (Ghent University)
@author: Kenneth Hoste (Ghent University)
@author: Pieter De Baets (Ghent University)
@author: Jens Timmerman (Ghent University)
@author: Toon Willems (Ghent University)
from easybuild.framework.easyblock import EasyBlock
from easybuild.framework.easyconfig import CUSTOM
from import run_cmd
class ConfigureMake(EasyBlock):
Support for building and installing applications with configure/make/make install
def extra_options(extra_vars=None):
"""Extra easyconfig parameters specific to ConfigureMake."""
extra_vars = EasyBlock.extra_options(extra=extra_vars)
'configure_cmd_prefix': ['', "Prefix to be glued before ./configure", CUSTOM],
'prefix_opt': [None, "Prefix command line option for configure script ('--prefix=' if None)", CUSTOM],
'tar_config_opts': [False, "Override tar settings as determined by configure.", CUSTOM],
return extra_vars
def configure_step(self, cmd_prefix=''):
Configure step
- typically ./configure --prefix=/install/path style
if self.cfg.get('configure_cmd_prefix'):
if cmd_prefix:
tup = (cmd_prefix, self.cfg['configure_cmd_prefix'])
self.log.debug("Specified cmd_prefix '%s' is overruled by configure_cmd_prefix '%s'" % tup)
cmd_prefix = self.cfg['configure_cmd_prefix']
if self.cfg.get('tar_config_opts'):
# setting am_cv_prog_tar_ustar avoids that configure tries to figure out
# which command should be used for tarring/untarring
# am__tar and am__untar should be set to something decent (tar should work)
tar_vars = {
'am__tar': 'tar chf - "$$tardir"',
'am__untar': 'tar xf -',
'am_cv_prog_tar_ustar': 'easybuild_avoid_ustar_testing'
for (key, val) in tar_vars.items():
self.cfg.update('preconfigopts', "%s='%s'" % (key, val))
prefix_opt = self.cfg.get('prefix_opt')
if prefix_opt is None:
prefix_opt = '--prefix='
cmd = "%(preconfigopts)s %(cmd_prefix)s./configure %(prefix_opt)s%(installdir)s %(configopts)s" % {
'preconfigopts': self.cfg['preconfigopts'],
'cmd_prefix': cmd_prefix,
'prefix_opt': prefix_opt,
'installdir': self.installdir,
'configopts': self.cfg['configopts'],
(out, _) = run_cmd(cmd, log_all=True, simple=False)
return out
def build_step(self, verbose=False, path=None):
Start the actual build
- typical: make -j X
paracmd = ''
if self.cfg['parallel']:
paracmd = "-j %s" % self.cfg['parallel']
cmd = "%s make %s %s" % (self.cfg['prebuildopts'], paracmd, self.cfg['buildopts'])
(out, _) = run_cmd(cmd, path=path, log_all=True, simple=False, log_output=verbose)
return out
def test_step(self):
Test the compilation
- default: None
if self.cfg['runtest']:
cmd = "make %s" % (self.cfg['runtest'])
(out, _) = run_cmd(cmd, log_all=True, simple=False)
return out
def install_step(self):
Create the installation in correct location
- typical: make install
cmd = "%s make install %s" % (self.cfg['preinstallopts'], self.cfg['installopts'])
(out, _) = run_cmd(cmd, log_all=True, simple=False)
return out