Looking at what Singularity is (http://singularity.lbl.gov/), that is a
container technology, I would say that this is not the kind of thing
that you want to install through EasyBuild...
This is something that should be installed by an admin, directly on the
On 16-08-16 10:01, Heywood, Todd wrote:
I am trying to build Singularity: http://singularity.lbl.gov/#install
This requires that the “make install” step be performed as root (sudo make
install). But Easybuild doesn’t (like to) let you build as root, and an
attempted hack of just chmod-ing stuff to root:root after the build doesn’t
What would be the advisable way to proceed? An new ConfigureMake easyblock that
has “sudo” in the “make install” step?