Changes between Version 6 and Version 7 of Fcm


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25/11/15 14:05:25 (21 months ago)
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    33= Flexible Configuration Management System = 
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    5 The Flexible Configuration Management (FCM) system, written by the Met Office, is used to manage the UM code (as well as NEMO, CICE and other codes) from UM vn6.6.3 onwards. It has been designed to simplify the task of managing and building source code. 
     5The [http://metomi.github.io/fcm Flexible Configuration Management] (FCM) system, written by the Met Office, is used to manage code development and release cycles. It has been designed to simplify the task of managing and building source code. FCM uses [http://subversion.apache.org Subversion] for version control; it adds a layer on top of Subversion and defines a common process and naming convention to simplify usage. FCM features a powerful build system, mainly aimed at building modern Fortran software applications. 
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     7It is used to manage many difference source codes, including: 
     8 * Unified Model (from vn6.6.3) 
     9 * NEMO 
     10 * CICE 
     11 * JULES 
     12 * SOCRATES 
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     14== Using FCM == 
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    716Before jumping straight in and trying to run with the new system, there are several things you need to set up before you can use the UM within FCM, these are detailed on the [https://puma.nerc.ac.uk/trac/UM UM Trac pages]. We recommend that you begin by reading the FCM Overview document to gain a general understanding of the system components and typical workflow.