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Developer Toolset


Please note: Developer Toolset v. 2.0/2.1 has been superceeded by Developer Toolset 3.1 on SLC6/CC7

This documentation page applies only to SLC5 as of Dec 2015.



Developer Toolset is an offering for developers on the Scientific Linux CERN 5 and 6 platforms. Using a framework called Software Collections, an additional set of tools is installed into the /opt directory, as recommended by the UNIX Filesystem Hierarchy Standard. These tools are enabled by the user on demand using the supplied scl utility.

Develper Toolset packages are provided here for TEST PURPOSE ONLY.

(More information about Developer Toolset on Red Hat site)

Please note that ONLY support we provide for Developer Toolset packages is related to installation / packaging problems. This product is provided AS-IS - without support.

For everything else, please read the documentation.


Developer Toolset 3.0

Developer Toolset 3.0 is distributed as part of Software Collections, please read the documentation for Software Collections.


Developer Toolset 2.0 updated to 2.1

Developer Toolset 2.1 provides new tools:

  • git - GIT - version 1.8.4
Developer Toolset 2.1 provides also updated tools:
  • gcc/g++/gfortran - GNU Compiler Collection - version 4.8.2
  • eclipse - An Integrated Development Environment - version 4.3.1 (Kepler)

Note: Please note 2.1 is an upgrade of 2.0 and can't be installed in parrallel.

Documentation

Developer Toolset 2.1 documentation (Local Copy)

Full Developer Toolset documentation can be found on RedHat site.


Developer Toolset 2.0

Developer Toolset 2.0 provides following tools:

  • gcc/g++/gfortran - GNU Compiler Collection - version 4.8.1
  • gdb - GNU Debugger - version 7.6.34
  • binutils - A GNU collection of binary utilities - version 2.23.52
  • elfutils - A collection of utilities and DSOs to handle compiled objects - version 0.155
  • dwz - DWARF optimization and duplicate removal tool - version 0.11
  • systemtap - Programmable system-wide instrumentation system - version 2.1
  • valgrind - Tool for finding memory management bugs in programs - version 3.8.1
  • oprofile - System wide profiler - version 0.9.8
  • eclipse - An Integrated Development Environment - version 4.3 (Kepler)
Note: Eclipse IDE is available ONLY on SLC6.

Documentation

Developer Toolset 2.0 documentation (Local Copy)

Full Developer Toolset documentation can be found on RedHat site.


Developer Toolset 1.1

Developer Toolset 1.1 provides following tools:

  • gcc/g++/gfortran - GNU Compiler Collection - version 4.7.2
  • gdb - GNU Debugger - version 7.5
  • binutils - A GNU collection of binary utilities - version 2.23.51
  • elfutils - A collection of utilities and DSOs to handle compiled objects - version 0.154
  • dwz - DWARF optimization and duplicate removal tool - version 0.7
  • systemtap - Programmable system-wide instrumentation system - version 1.8
  • valgrind - Tool for finding memory management bugs in programs - version 3.8.1
  • oprofile - System wide profiler - version 0.9.7

Documentation

Developer Toolset 1.1 documentation (Local Copy)

Full Developer Toolset documentation can be found on RedHat site.


Installation

  • Scientific Linux 6 (SLC6)
    Save repository information as /etc/yum.repos.d/slc6-devtoolset.repo on your system:
    wget -O /etc/yum.repos.d/slc6-devtoolset.repo http://linuxsoft.cern.ch/cern/devtoolset/slc6-devtoolset.repo
    
  • Scientific Linux 5 (SLC5)
    Save repository information as /etc/yum.repos.d/slc5-devtoolset.repo on your system:
    wget -O /etc/yum.repos.d/slc5-devtoolset.repo http://linuxsoft.cern.ch/cern/devtoolset/slc5-devtoolset.repo
    

To install the developer toolset 2.0 run:

yum install devtoolset-2
To test installed environment:
$ scl enable devtoolset-2 bash
$ gcc --version
gcc (GCC) 4.8.1 20130715 (Red Hat 4.8.1-4)
Copyright (C) 2013 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
This is free software; see the source for copying conditions.  There is NO
warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

To install the developer toolset 1.1 run:

yum install devtoolset-1.1

To test installed environment:

$ scl enable devtoolset-1.1 bash
$ gcc --version
gcc (GCC) 4.7.2 20121015 (Red Hat 4.7.2-5)
Copyright (C) 2012 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
This is free software; see the source for copying conditions.  There is NO
warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.