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plantri installation always fails

asked 2022-03-09 07:27:11 +0200

licheng gravatar image

updated 2022-03-09 07:57:28 +0200

Plantri is a program that generates certain types of graphs that are imbedded on the sphere. Since I need to use the plantri package in my research. I tried to install it in sagemath 9.3 in windows version.

sage: !sage -i plantri

But the installation process always reminds:

make build/make/Makefile --stop 
make[3862]: Entering directory '/opt/sagemath-9.3' 
make[3862]: *** [Makefile:37: bootstrap] Error 127

I don't know what the reason is.

I personally think that planri and nauty have different focuses, but they are equally good. So my suggestion is whether it is possible to have plantri built in like nauty in future versions. It's disappointing that the installation always fails.

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I have not tried to install it on a windows machine. On macOS, the command sage: !sage -i plantri works well.

Do you have the same error with other optional packages ? May be the issue is not be related to plantri but to the method used to install optional packages.

David Coudert gravatar imageDavid Coudert ( 2022-03-09 16:14:03 +0200 )edit

There is no problem with the other packages. I installed phitigra just now in sage 9.3 which is a graph editor widget for SageMath when using the Jupyter notebook. It is well.

licheng gravatar imagelicheng ( 2022-03-10 03:08:08 +0200 )edit

phitigra is a pip installable package written in Python for Sagemath. So it is easier to install than a package written in C and that must be compiled.

David Coudert gravatar imageDavid Coudert ( 2022-03-10 18:10:05 +0200 )edit

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answered 2022-03-09 14:54:22 +0200

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Upgrading Sage to use Plantri 5.2 is the object of

which will hopefully be merged in Sage 9.6.

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Wish it good luck and I strongly hope that Plantri 5.2 will not be available as an optional package in the future.

licheng gravatar imagelicheng ( 2022-03-09 15:22:29 +0200 )edit

Unfortunately, it will remain an optional package.

David Coudert gravatar imageDavid Coudert ( 2022-03-09 16:12:32 +0200 )edit

Well, it's also exciting to hope that the installation will improve. By the way I installed plantri on sage 9.0 successfully, amazingly. I suspect its successful installation has something to do with sage's version.

licheng gravatar imagelicheng ( 2022-03-10 03:03:37 +0200 )edit

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