Packaging VisIT for Debian

?VisIt is a visualisation and graphical analysis tool from LLNL: Home page.

It is being packaged by Alastair ?McKinstry (ITP)


NOTE ?PetSc, also in Debian, will use ExodusII if it is present. Rebuild it after its in Debian ? Also: libmesh, paraview, trilinos, hermes ?

Desirable plugins

The following plugins, while not strictly needed for ?VisIt to build, are desired by users:

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining
a copy of this software, associated documentation and/or image files
("Software"), to use, modify and/or merge the Software.
However, when redistributing any part of the Software in any manner,
a request for permission must be sent to

Contacting the author to see if it can be released under BSD, etc.