Since flavio is a Python package that does not need compilation, installation
is fairly simple. The following will assume that you already have
Python version 3.5 or above and the Python package manager
pip installed on your system.
Note: If you plan to modify the code and potentially contribute your changes back to the community, you might follow the steps described in development install instead.
The latest released version is available via PyPI, so you can install it simply by executing
(depending on your system, the Python 3 version of
pip could also be called
pip-3.3 or just
pip). You might want to add the
--user switch to
install it in your home directory rather than system-wide.
While you are now all set to compute predictions in the SM and beyond, if you want to use all the features of the package, you might want to install some additional Python packages. The command
matplotlib, that is required for plotting, as well as some
packages useful for Bayesian analyses.
If you have installed flavio using
pip, it is trivial to upgrade it to
a new version. Simply execute