A prototype of the Empirical research infrastructure for clustered software (Erix) is now available for testing and evaluation purposes.
Erix requires a working Nix installation, available via http://nix.cs.uu.nl/
. Mind that the Nix binaries should be in your PATH, usually accomplished by putting something like
in your ~/.bashrc. Additionally, you should subscribe to the nixpkgs channel using
$ nix-channel --add http://nix.cs.uu.nl/dist/nix/channels-v3/nixpkgs-unstable
$ nix-channel --update
When Nix is properly set up, installing Erix is straightforward:
- Download the tarball and extract it to an arbitrary directory.
- Run the
- That's all folks!
Erix can be uninstalled by using the shipped
(which, at this point, does nothing more than a Nix uninstall:
nix-env -f default.nix -e Erix-1.0