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  • Shahzeb Siddiqui (Pfizer)
  • Kenneth Hoste (HPC-UGent)
  • Mohamed Abidi (Bright Computing)

check_tool(tool_name, min_tool_version=None)

This function is a predicate check for the existence of tool_name on the system PATH. If min_tool_version is not None, it will check that the version has an equal or higher value.


Using an easyconfigs object, this utility function will return a list of operating system dependencies that are required to build one or more easybuilds modules.