AMBER Archive (2004)

Subject: Re: AMBER: amber 8 under windows XP

From: David A. Case (
Date: Wed May 26 2004 - 15:07:05 CDT

On Wed, May 26, 2004, Adrian E. Roitberg wrote:
> For a particular application I need to compile amber8 under a windows XP
> setting. I can do this in my own machine under cygwin and works fine
> (with lahey's f90 compiler)
> Now, I need to take that compiled code and run it under DOS in a
> different machine WITHOUT cygwin installed. This is supposedly doable.

I'll add my comments to those of Ross Walker.

As Ross suggested, it is best to work program by program. Programs like
sander don't need anything from cygwin (if you define F90_TIMER in the
config file), and so lahey will probably produce a cygwin-independent
executable. Although I haven't used visual studio, I'm surprised that
file endings have to be changed: look the free-format flag in config.h and
see if that can't do what you need.

ptraj and leap are probably the only programs that _really_ require cygwin,
but it may take some fiddling to get the others to work.

If you really want to run this on a _DOS_ machine (not MS Windows), none
of these ideas will work. But I'm assuming for now that this is not what
you want.


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