BIRCH currently has the following dependencies:
You can check if you have
these by running this script,
or by typing these commands at a terminal:
- Java Runtime
Environment, version 6 or newer (8 is preferred!)
- Python 2.6 or newer
(newer preferred!) Warning: BIRCH is not yet
Python 3 compliant.
- Csh/Tcsh installed
dependencies - BIRCH will function without these,
but specific programs require them.
- java -version #should output
1.6 or greater
- which java # should
output a path like /usr/bin/java
- python --version # should
output 2.6 or greater
- which python #should output a
path like /usr/bin/python
- tcsh --version #if it outputs
anything it should be good enough...
- which tcsh #should output a
path like /usr/bin/tcsh
- numpy - Python numerical
libraries, required by WebLogo.
If numpy is installed you should be able to run python
and try to import numpy. (User input shown in bold
below). If you get an error, you need to install
Python 2.6.6 (r266:84292, Nov 21 2013,
[GCC 4.4.7 20120313 (Red Hat 4.4.7-4)] on
Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or
"license" for more information.
>>> import numpy
If you are missing one of
them, follow the steps below: