[Swift-user] Re: installing swift

Ben Clifford benc at hawaga.org.uk
Thu Apr 2 17:28:13 CDT 2009

Yeah, that's quite out of date, it seems.

If you're installing on a machine with an OSG stack, get the version 
without extra stuff (swift-0.8-stripped.tar.gz) from the download page. 
Untar it, and put its bin/ directory on your system path.

The stripped version does not contain commands like grid-proxy-init, to 
avoid conflict with real versions deployed elsewhere (i.e. in an OSG 

To test, go into the examples/swift/ directory, type:

swift first.swift

and check that a file hello.txt appears.


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