This repository contains the Monte Carlo Event Generators used in High Energy Physics and related tools. The set of packages in this repository i compatible with RHEL7, therefore some packages might be outdated due to limitations of that platform. Please see the https://copr.fedorainfracloud.org/coprs/averbyts/HEPrpms/ repository for the packages compatible with RHEL8. The packages for EL7 are compiled with the maximal set of features. Some technical details are given below.
Exceptions in dependencies for El7/El8:
- The support of
SHERPA-MCis in progress
- The support of
SHERPA-MCis disabled, the interface is defunct
OpenLoopspackage is compiled with a limited set of processes
fastjetpackage is compiled without CGAL support
Exceptions in features for El7/El8:
geant4package compiled with a reduced set of features (e.g. no python support)
Newer versions of software for EL7 in progress:
Packages with a large amount of added codes:
rapgap-- added support for
cascade-- added support for
ThePEG-- added support for
Rivet-- bugfixes for
fjcontrib-- added compilation of shared libraries
lhapdf-sets-Herwig-- a technical package that provides a set of PDF needed to build
lhapdf-sets-whizard-- a technical package that provides a set of PDF needed to build
Packages with source codes provided internally, i.e. not downloaded at build time:
golem95-- the online sources were lost during the migration of hepforge
Please note that while some packages have newer versions released, e.g.
Herwig, these could not be
compiled on the EL7 with the system compiler.
To use the repository with RHEL7/CentOS7/etc. with root privileges do once
yum install epel-release
yum install yum-plugin-copr
yum copr enable averbyts/fastjet
Alternatively, you can also download a repo file and place it to
Then the packages can be installed with a standard yum command, e.g.
yum install Herwig
In case you don't have root privileges you still can use this repository in an automatic way.
- Copy yum configuration file from the system directory somewhere
cp /etc/yum.conf ./myyum.conf
- Get the .repo file for this repository
- Add the lines from averbyts-fastjet-epel-7.repo to the to the end of the myyum.conf:
cat averbyts-fastjet-epel-7.repo >> myyum.conf
- Download the needed packages with a standard yumdownloader command
yumdownloader --resolve --downloadonly --config=./myyum.conf --downloaddir=/my/download/directory SHERPA-MC
The dependencies will be downloaded as well.
- Extract the content of downloaded RPMs, e.g.
rpm2cpio /my/download/directory/SHERPA-MC-2.2.8-14.el7.x86_64.rpm | cpio -idmv /plac/ewhere/you/want/to/install/it
rpm2cpio /my/download/directory/openloops-2.1.1-3.el7.x86_64.rpm | cpio -idmv /plac/ewhere/you/want/to/install/it
- Setup environment variables like
$LD_LIBRARY_PATHto point to your installation directory.
The following unofficial repositories are provided as-is by owner of this project. Contact the owner directly for bugs or issues (IE: not bugzilla).
|Epel for CentOS 7||x86_64 (0)*||Epel for CentOS 7 (167 downloads)|
* Total number of packages downloaded in the last seven days.
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