LCG Releases

External software packages are taken from external sources to EP/SFT. They are recompiled, if possible and necessary, on all SFT provided platforms. External software packages are provided for many different areas such as

  • General tools (debugging, testing)
  • Graphics
  • Mathematical Libraries
  • Databases
  • Scripting Languages and modules
  • Grid middleware
  • Compilers
  • Data Analysis
  • Simulation
  • Generators

An exhaustive list of all provided packages and the supported platforms is available at

For a introduction to the LCG software stack, please visit our Introduction for end users.


If you experience any issues while using our software stack, please don't hesitate to raise a JIRA issue or write an email to the SPI team