AMBER Archive (2004)

Subject: Re: AMBER: Compiling Amber8 on Mac OS X

From: Yusuf Abdulghani (
Date: Fri Jun 11 2004 - 17:14:12 CDT


Here is the script for PMEMD. It also works with IBM's xlc/xlf
compilers only.


On Jun 10, 2004, at 2:11 PM, Mengjuei Hsieh wrote:

> Dear Robyn,
> I have tried it. Please try my configure script. That should work
> except for ptraj and PMEMD. AMBER8 need a f90 compiler, therefore you
> probably need to use IBM XL Fortran to do it.
> For ptraj, you need to use g++ as c++ compiler.
> For PMEMD, you gotta need another configure script, I'll post it later.
> To run configure, try ./configure macosx or ./configure -mpich macosx
> and the modification of -lam will be added later.
> --
> Mengjuei Hsieh, Luo group, Molecular Biology and Biochemistry,
> University of California Irvine. Tel: 49562, Address: 3144 Natural
> Science I building,
> UCI, Irvine CA 92697-3900. Group Homepage:
> On 10 Jun 2004 05:25 -0700, Robyn Ayscue <> wrote:
>> Has anyone tried to compile Amber8 on a Mac running OS
>> X.2 or X.3? If so, what machine file did you use?
>> Thanks.
>> Yours,
>> Robyn Ayscue
> <configure>

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