1.1. Installation

1.1.1. Requirements

radical.saga has the following requirements:

  • Python 3.5 or newer

1.1.2. Installation via PyPi

radical.saga is available for download via PyPI and may be installed using easy_install or pip (preferred). Both automatically download and install all dependencies required by radical.saga if they can’t be found on your system:

pip install radical.saga

1.1.3. Using Virtualenv

If you don’t want to (or can’t) install RADICAL-SAGA into your system’s Python environment, there’s a simple (and often preferred) way to create an alternative Python environment (e.g., in your home directory):

virtualenv --no-site-package $HOME/sagaenv/
. $HOME/sagaenv/bin/activate
pip install radical.saga

What if my system Doesn’t come With virtualenv, pip or easy_install?

There’s a simple workaround for that using the ‘instant’ version of virtualenv. It also installs easy_install and pip:

wget https://raw.githubusercontent.com/pypa/virtualenv/1.9.1/virtualenv.py
python virtualenv.py $HOME/sagaenv/ --no-site-packages
. $HOME/sagaenv/bin/activate
pip install radical.saga

1.1.4. Installing the Latest Development Version


Please keep in mind that the latest development version of RADICAL-SAGA can be highly unstable or even completely broken. It’s not recommended to use it in a production environment.

You can install the latest development version of RADICAL-SAGA directly from our Git repository using pip:

pip install -e git://github.com/radical-cybertools/radical.saga.git@devel#egg=radical.saga