As opposed to the version 5 of CERN ROOT, version 6 introduced a much easier build from source procedure. The libraries that ROOT does depend on, such as FFTW are integrated into the source code. User does not have to manually download and build them. Instead, ROOT can take care of that itself.

Before we start building, please refer to the official ROOT website and install the build prerequisities.

Ubuntu prerequisities seem to be up-to-date. Unfortunately the prerequisities for the recent Fedora linux versions are missing. …

Petr Stepanov

Gamma-spectroscopy. Positron annihilation spectroscopy. M.S. in solid-state physics. PhD in photochemical sciences. Desktop, frontend and iOS developer.

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