AMBER Archive (2004)

Subject: Re: AMBER: AMBER 8 installation trouble

From: Atro Tossavainen (
Date: Wed Oct 13 2004 - 01:56:19 CDT

David A Case wrote:

> I'm pretty clueless here. People are using intel's version 8 compilers
> in all sorts of environments, including FC2 here in my group. You might
> let us know exactly which compiler version you have; here is ours:
> born% ifort -V
> Intel(R) Fortran Compiler for 32-bit applications, Version 8.0 Build
> 20040412Z Package ID: l_fc_pc_8.0.046

machine% ifort -V
Intel(R) Fortran Compiler for 32-bit applications, Version 8.0 Build
20031016Z Package ID: l_fc_pc_8.0.034

Perhaps I should just download a newer build.

> Your file looks like the one on my Solaris machine, but I don't get
> any errors in compiling leap, with this environment:

As said, adding __STDC__ got rid of the problem.

> > In the meantime, I fixed the ar problem by adding spaces to the command
> > lines in the Makefiles. Why leave room for such a problem in the first
> > place?
> The Absoft windows compiler does not allow a space after the command,

I applaud your bravery in trying to support the unsupportable.

> so the attempt was to try to accommodate that syntax. Are you sure
> that your changes to the Makefiles were correct? Your later message
> shows that the ar commands are still not being expanded correctly.

There were more Makefiles that I had not noticed on the first time
around. The only change that I made was adding a space after $(AR).

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