This guide will help you to install the tools required for development with the high-level software for SpiNNaker, including sPyNNaker and SpiNNakerGraphFrontEnd.
The steps required are:
Make sure you have installed the latest version of the python tools.
Install a compiler, SpiNNUtils, and spinnaker_tools (makes building code for SpiNNaker possible at all).
Install spinn_common Library (for additional utility, mathematical and efficiency library functions).
Install SpiNNFrontEndCommon Library (for front-end development support).
These critical steps must be performed before building and installing other SpiNNaker support libraries.
spinn_common library will be installed into the SpiNNaker Tools installation directory, as set up above.
- Download the current release version of spinn_common as a zip or as a tar.gz.
- Extract the archive to the location of your choice.
- In the directory of the extracted archive, run
SpiNNFrontEndCommon library will be installed into the SpiNNaker Tools installation directory, as set up above.