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nightshadewill be converted to Solaris on January 3rd, 2011, after which the Intel compilers will no longer be available.
This page describes how to use the Intel C, C++ and FORTRAN compilers on the toolserver (on
The Intel compilers require a license to use. You can get a free license if you are using it for non-commercial purposes (this includes most toolserver users).
- Go to http://www.intel.com/cd/software/products/asmo-na/eng/340679.htm
- Click "Intel® C++ Compiler Professional Edition for Linux"
- Fill in the form and submit it.
- You will be taken to a download page. Don't download anything.
- Intel will send you mail with the license file (named *.lic) attached. Create a directory $HOME/intel/licenses/ on nightshade, and copy the file there. The compiler should now work.
For Bourne shell users (bash, ksh, zsh):
- Add this line to your shell rc file (e.g. ~/.profile):
. /opt/intel/cce/10.1.015/bin/iccvars.sh . /opt/intel/idbe/10.1.015/bin/idbvars.sh . /opt/intel/fce/10.1.015/bin/ifortvars.sh
For C shell users (csh, tcsh):
- Add this line to your shell rc file (e.g. ~/.login):
source /opt/intel/cce/10.1.015/bin/iccvars.csh source /opt/intel/idbe/10.1.015/bin/idbvars.csh source /opt/intel/fce/10.1.015/bin/ifortvars.csh
Login again, and test the compiler:
$ icc -V Intel(R) C Compiler for applications running on Intel(R) 64, Version 10.1 Build 20080312 Package ID: l_cc_p_10.1.015
The C compiler is
$ icc myprogram.c -o myprogram
The C++ compiler is
$ icpc myprogram.cc -o myprogram
The FORTRAN compiler is
$ ifort myprogram.f90 -o myprogram