libnauty: Find automorphism groups of graphs, generate non-isomorphic graphs (callable library)


Nauty has various tools for finding the automorphism group of a graph, generating non-isomorphic graphs with certain properties, etc.

This script package represents the callable library of nauty.


Since version 2.6, nauty license is GPL-compatible, see

(a copy of this file, called COPYRIGHT, is also present in the tarball)

Special Packaging Instruction

Upstream distribute tarball named nauty${version}.tar.gz. We cannot deal with that so rename it nauty-${version}.tar.gz (notice the “-“) without any changes.

Upstream Contact

Brendan D. McKay Computer Science Department Australian National University

Adolfo Piperno Dipartimento di Informatica Sapienza - Università di Roma

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Version Information

Equivalent System Packages


$ sudo apt-get install  nauty


$ sudo yum install  nauty

macports: install the following packages: nauty See

If the system package is installed, ./configure will check whether it can be used.