Commit 83dd0ed5 authored by brugger's avatar brugger

I updated the INSTALL_NOTES so that only describes how to install the
application bundle and no longer mentions installing it using the 
visit-install script. This resolves #1281.



git-svn-id: http://visit.ilight.com/svn/visit/trunk/src@19874 18c085ea-50e0-402c-830e-de6fd14e8384
parent 3ad49270
......@@ -7,22 +7,20 @@ This document contains instructions for installing VisIt on Windows, MacOS X,
and Unix systems. The Windows and MacOS X installation instructions are first,
followed by the Unix installation instructions.
* Note that VisIt can be installed in 2 different ways on MacOS X: as an
application bundle and as a gzipped tar file, as on Unix installations.
Windows:
========
1. Copy the visit2.6.0.exe or visit2.6.0_x64.exe installer program to your desktop.
1. Copy the visit2.6.0.exe or visit2.6.0_x64.exe installer program to
your desktop.
2. Double click on the installer program icon to run the installer.
3. Follow the directions provided by the installer.
MacOS X (application bundle):
==============================
MacOS X:
========
Downloads:
* VisIt-2.6.0-x86_64-installer.dmg : 64-bit Mac and runs on Mac 10.6 or later
......@@ -40,8 +38,8 @@ Downloads:
5. Double click on the VisIt application to run VisIt.
Unix and MacOS X (gzipped tar file):
=====================================
Unix (gzipped tar file):
========================
1. Run the visit-install script to install visit. If you have built your
own visit binary distribution, you can find the visit-install script
......@@ -56,10 +54,9 @@ Unix and MacOS X (gzipped tar file):
"version" will be 2.6.0 for the current distribution.
"platform" will be one of the following: linux-x86_64-rhel5,
linux-x86_64-ubuntu11, or darwin-x86_64 depending on the machine.
The one you use should match the name of the accompanying
distribution file.
"platform" will be one of the following: linux-x86_64-rhel5 or
linux-x86_64-ubuntu11 depending on the machine. The one you
use should match the name of the accompanying distribution file.
"directory" is the directory you wish to install visit into.
If the directory doesn't exist the script will create it.
......@@ -72,13 +69,7 @@ Unix and MacOS X (gzipped tar file):
will install the linux-x86_64-rhel5, 2.6.0 version of visit in the
directory "/usr/local/visit". Note that you will need to have the file
"visit2_6_0.linux-x86_64-rhel5.tar.gz" present in the current directory
for this to function properly. You can install multiple binaries into
the same directory. For example, you could then execute
chmod 755 visit-install2_6_0
./visit-install2_6_0 2.6.0 darwin-x86_64 /usr/local/visit
to add a darwin x86_64, 2.6.0 version of visit to the same directory.
for this to function properly.
2. Add the bin directory below the installation directory
(/usr/local/visit/bin in our example) to each user's search path.
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