EasyBuild is a software installation framework in Python that allows you to install software in a structured and robust way. This package contains the EasyBuild framework, which supports the creation of custom easyblocks that implement support for installing particular (groups of) software packages.
The easybuild-framework package is the basis for EasyBuild
(http://hpcugent.github.com/easybuild), a software build and
installation framework written in Python that allows you to install
software in a structured, repeatable and robust way.
This package contains the EasyBuild framework that supports the
implementation and use of so-called easyblocks, that implement the
software install procedure for a particular (group of) software
The code of the easybuild-framework package is hosted on GitHub, along
with an issue tracker for bug reports and feature requests, see
The EasyBuild documentation is available on the GitHub wiki of the
easybuild meta-package, see
(http://pypi.python.org/pypi/easybuild-easyblocks): a collection of
easyblocks that implement support for building and installing (groups
of) software packages.
(http://pypi.python.org/pypi/easybuild-easyconfigs): a collection of
example easyconfig files that specify which software to build, and using
which build options; these easyconfigs will be well tested with the
latest compatible versions of the easybuild-framework and
The code in the vsc directory originally comes from VSC-tools