CGAL

CGAL is a software project that provides easy access to efficient and reliable geometric algorithms in the form of a C++ library. CGAL is used in various areas needing geometric computation, such as geographic information systems, computer aided design, molecular biology, medical imaging, computer graphics, and robotics.

Read more about CGAL on their website.

Licensing

Releases 3.x were distributed under the Q Public License (QPL) and GNU Lesser General Public License, v2.1 (LGPL). Starting from release 4.0, CGAL is available under the GNU General Public License (GPL) and the LGPL v3+.

The CGAL module on the HPC

The CGAL module can be loaded into your environment with the following command:

$ module add cgal

The CGAL module is available on ARC4:

System

Version

Command

ARC4

CGAL 5.1

module add cgal/5.1

ARC4

CGAL 4.12.2

module add cgal/4.12.2