Thank you for the report. We have been able to reproduce the issue on a particular machine
(the Norwegian Saga supercomputer). A GitHub issue already exists for this; see
Now that we have reproduced the issue, debugging should be a lot easier. Please give us
some time to hone in on the source of the problem. We will get back to you as soon as we
On Tue, Apr 28, 2020, at 10:26, Abolfazl Ziaeemehr wrote:
I installed cmake version 3.17.1.
nest-simulator can be imported properly. However I got the following error from make
FAIL: test_nn_pre_centered_synapse (nest.tests.test_stdp_nn_synapses.STDPNNSynapsesTest)
AssertionError: 0.32057074514327416 != 0.8197400647350731 within 7 places :
stdp_nn_pre-centered_synapse test: Resulting synaptic weight 8.197401e-01 differs from
FAILED (SKIP=9, failures=1)
PyNEST tests: 569
Phase 8: Running C++ tests (experimental)
Not running C++ tests because NEST was compiled without Boost.
NEST Testsuite Summary
NEST Executable: /home/abolfazl/prog/nest-build/bin/nest
SLI Executable : /home/abolfazl/prog/nest-build/bin/sli
Total number of tests: 870
Skipped: 10 (9 PyNEST)
Failed: 1 (1 PyNEST)
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CMakeFiles/installcheck.dir/build.make:77: recipe for target
make: *** [CMakeFiles/installcheck] Error 1
CMakeFiles/Makefile2:607: recipe for target 'CMakeFiles/installcheck.dir/all'
make: *** [CMakeFiles/installcheck.dir/all] Error 2
CMakeFiles/Makefile2:614: recipe for target 'CMakeFiles/installcheck.dir/rule'
make: *** [CMakeFiles/installcheck.dir/rule] Error 2
Makefile:208: recipe for target 'installcheck' failed
make: *** [installcheck] Error 2
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