How to install PARSEC correctly.

PARSEC is the most important CPU-bound benchmark for systems. It is huge and hard to install because it needs lots of 3-part libs.

PARSEC download link for 3.0 version:

I remembered I added the answer yesterday night but I could not see the answer currently. Anyway, let me add the answer again after I go back home tonight. I was thinking you need to review my answer and it will appear once you pass it…

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This is bad “Please provide more information – at least 60 characters” because I cannot add comments less than 60 characters.

Good point. It seems a bug in the QA program that use the answer length limit (60) as the comment length limit (20). Fixed it. 20 character comments should be good now.

Thank you, Zhiqiang ;-)

1, Read here[1]. You can also choose the way to remove ‘install_docs’ from SSL for problem 2 in [1].
2, You need also install pkg-config and gettext. (sudo apt-get install pkg-config gettext).

Other suggestions:
When you find following error after run command “parsecmgmt -a build -c gcc-pthreads”.

[PARSEC] Error: Cannot find local build configurationgcc-pthreads.bldconf’ for package parsec.freqmine.

You need to try command “parsecmgmt -a build -p freqmine -c gcc
” for package freqmin because it is implemented by openMP instead of gcc-pthreads.


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