Change environment at runtime
The Modules package is a tool that simplify shell initialization and lets
users easily modify their environment during the session with modulefiles.
Each modulefile contains the information needed to configure the shell for an
application. Once the Modules package is initialized, the environment can be
modified on a per-module basis using the module command which interprets
modulefiles. Typically modulefiles instruct the module command to alter or set
shell environment variables such as PATH, MANPATH, etc. modulefiles may be
shared by many users on a system and users may have their own collection to
supplement or replace the shared modulefiles.
Modules can be loaded and unloaded dynamically and atomically, in an clean
fashion. All popular shells are supported, including bash, ksh, zsh, sh, csh,
tcsh, fish, as well as some scripting languages such as tcl, perl, python,
ruby, cmake and r.
Modules are useful in managing different versions of applications. Modules can
also be bundled into metamodules that will load an entire suite of different
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