github spack/spack v0.8.15

latest releases: v0.18.0, releases/latest, v0.17.2...
7 years ago

v0.8.15 Release Notes

100 new packages since 0.8.11

Mitosgtkplusmpfrpy-matplotlibpy-shiboken
Rharfbuzzmpibashpy-mpi4pypy-sip
atkicumusterpy-mxpy-six
bisonicu4cnasmpy-nosepy-sympy
bzip2islnetcdfpy-numpypy-virtualenv
cairojdknettlepy-pexpectpython
clooglcmspangopy-pilqhull
dbuslibdrmpcrepy-pmwqt
dri2protolibffipixmanpy-pycheckerqthreads
flexlibgcryptpplpy-pygmentsreadline
gasnetlibgpg-errorpy-basemappy-pylintrose
gcclibjpeg-turbopy-biopythonpy-pyparsingruby
gdk-pixbuflibmngpy-cythonpy-pyqttcl
geoslibxcbpy-dateutilpy-pysidetk
gitlibxml2py-epydocpy-pytzutil-linux
gliblibxshmfencepy-gnuplotpy-rpy2vtk
gmplibxsltpy-h5pypy-scientificpythonwget
gnutlsmemaxespy-ipythonpy-scikit-learnxcb-proto
gperfmesapy-libxml2py-scipyxz
gperftoolsmpcpy-makopy-setuptoolsyasm

For users

  • Support for Python and Python extensions.
  • Python extensions can be activated/deactivated in an installation.
  • Updated documentation
  • Clearer 'spack find' output
  • Bugfixes for mirroring
  • Graphing dependencies with spack graph
  • ROSE Compiler (http://rosecompiler.org)
  • New commands:
    • spack extensions
    • spack activate
    • spack deactivate
    • spack clean (behaves like old clean -d)
    • spack restage (behaves like old clean -w)

For packagers

  • Package extensions, e.g.: extends('python')
  • Extensible activation/deactivation of extensions
  • Dependencies can set variables/build options for dependents
    • setup_dependent_environment()
  • Support fetch URLs with query strings.
  • New commands:
    • spack env
    • spack graph

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