Building Likwid RPMs for CentOS

Installing likwid is easy (using ./configure, make, make install) however I wanted to create an RPM package to allow for repeatable builds and installation across a number of nodes/machines. With the ‘Development Tools’ package installed I started with:

I downloaded the latest likwid release (3.1.3) and copied it to

Then moved to the SPECS directory:

In the SPECS directory I created the following spec file:

likwid.spec  (download)

I then built the RPM package with:

The RPM (download) was then built to:

And I added the RPM file to my yum repository.







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