scons was installed with sudo apt-get install scons.
After the 2013 server rebuild (See here for details) the lcblas library was not included, but LAPACK was. Therefore, the Scons script was modified using the following:
python-dev was installed with sudo apt-get install python-dev.
You will need to download the TMV library,
wget http://tmv-cpp.googlecode.com/files/tmv0.71.tar.gz tar -zxf tmv0.71.tar.gz rm tmv0.71.tar.gz
and install it to a local directory
cd tmv0.71/ scons install PREFIX=<installdir>
Download and unpack GalSim
wget https://github.com/downloads/GalSim-developers/GalSim/GalSim-v0.1.tar.gz tar -zxf GalSim-v0.1.tar.gz rm GalSim-v0.1.tar.gz
Build and Install
In the GalSim base directory, build GalSim using:
cd GalSim-v0.1/ scons TMV_DIR=<tmv-dir>
Install Galsim using:
There are also some example executables and demo scripts that come with GalSim, and are useful. These can be built by typing:
The executables will then be visible in 'GalSim/bin/'