[Ipopt] Installation of Ipopt

Stefan Vigerske stefan at math.hu-berlin.de
Wed Mar 19 16:15:33 EDT 2008


Soomin Lee wrote:
> While installing Ipopt, I faced with this error message.
> checking whether MUMPS is available... no
> configure: error: "No linear solver (such as MUMPS) available.  You need to 
> provide at least one."
> configure: error: /bin/sh './configure' failed for Ipopt
> What is this about?

You did not provide some external code (linear solver) that Ipopt relies on.

> Do I need to install something else before installing Ipopt?


> Where can I find and download an LP solver like MUMPS?

Read the manual:

To get MUMPS, you go into ThirdParty/Mumps and call get.Mumps.
You need to make sure that you have a Fortran 90 compiler installed on 
your system, e.g., gfortran or ifort.


Stefan Vigerske
Humboldt University Berlin, Numerical Mathematics

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