Contributors guide

Everyone is very welcome to contribute to the enhancement of FLEUR. Please use the [gitlab service] ( to obtain the latest development version of FLEUR.

Coding rules for FLEUR:

In no particular order we try to collect items to consider when writing code for FLEUR

Useful info for developers

Using fleur with the HDF5 library and debugging it with valgrind

HDF5 has to be built with the same compiler that is also used to compile fleur. If adapted the following commands can be used to compile a HDF5 library for fleur:


Furthermore to configure and start fleur with HDF5 the following has to be done: