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Iceberg reaches end-of-life on 30th November 2020. If you are running jobs on Iceberg then you need to take urgent action to ensure that your jobs/scripts will run on ShARC or Bessemer. If you have never used ShARC or Bessemer then now is the time to test your scripts. Not all software on Iceberg is available on ShARC/Bessemer.


sbt is a build tool for Scala, Java, and more.

Interactive Usage

After connecting to Iceberg (see Establishing a SSH connection), start an interactive session with the qrshx command.

The latest version of sbt (currently 0.13.13) is made available with the command

module load apps/binapps/sbt

Alternatively, you can load a specific version with

module load apps/binapps/sbt/0.13.13

This command makes the sbt command available to your session.

Installation notes

These are primarily for administrators of the system.

sbt 0.13.13 was installed as follows

tar -xvzf ./sbt-0.13.13.tgz
cd sbt-launcher-packaging-0.13.13/
mkdir -p /usr/local/packages6/apps/binapps/scala-sbt/0.13.13
mv ./* /usr/local/packages6/apps/binapps/scala-sbt/0.13.13/

Module files

  • The module file is on the system at /usr/local/modulefiles/apps/binapps/sbt

  • On github: 0.13.13.