AMBER Archive (2004)

Subject: Re: AMBER: antechamber error

From: David A. Case (
Date: Mon Feb 09 2004 - 10:22:07 CST

On Mon, Feb 09, 2004, jwfang wrote:

> I have been trying to figure out how to use antechamber. I ran the example
> but I got the following error. I installed mkfile-0.1 but not sure if it is
> right package. Could anybody give me some suggestions?
> $ antechamber -i tp.pdb -fi pdb -o tp.prepin -fo prepi -c bcc
> Running: /usr/local/amber7/exe/ ANTECHAMBER_MUL.MOP
> mkfile: invalid option -- n

antechamber does not call "mkfile"; as with an earlier message about a week
ago (check the archives), it it likely that this is being called by your
"" file.

> Try `mkfile --help' for more information.
> .dat: No such file or directory.

Again, this looks just like a problem recently reported, where the
file had incorrect parameters.

> Vim: Warning: Output is not to a terminal
> Vim: Warning: Input is not from a terminal

I have no idea what would be calling vim, or why.

Which version of mopac are you using?

...good luck...dac


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