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Install mincemeatpy from github repo

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mincemeatpy implements the MapReduce algorithm in Python. Installation from the repository on github goes as usual.

Clone the repository in a convenient location:

git clone git://

Change to source directory and install:

cd mincemeatpy/
sudo python install

Hopefully everything installs smoothly. This means you should be able start python from the command line and import mincemeat without error.

For ideas on how to use this code, consider the following examples elsewhere:

Also of related interest is the mincepie package that allows for use of mincemeatpy on slurm clusters (I have not tried this out yet):


Written by Chris S

October 18, 2013 at 7:46 pm

Posted in computing, Python

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