AMBER Archive (2006)

Subject: Re: AMBER: amber8 and gfortran 4.1.0

From: Andreas Svrcek-Seiler (
Date: Thu Mar 02 2006 - 10:35:16 CST

> does this kind of error message ring a bell?
> cpp -traditional -P -I/Bis/shared/centos-3_x86_64/amber8_gnu-4.1.0/src/include lmod.f > _lmod.f
> gfortran -c -O2 --free-form -o lmod.o _lmod.f
> In file _lmod.f:270
> character(len=len(MVPM_FORWARD)) :: matrix_vector_product_method=MVPM_FORWARD
> 1
> Error: 'matrix_vector_product_method' at (1) must have constant character length in this context
> In file _lmod.f:282
...yes, it does (though only because I saw it myself an hour ago, not
because I really know what it means). Anyway, replacing
the offending expressions by ...(len=*)... allows compiling the files with
gfortran(4.1) and final result nearly passes a 'make test.serial' for
amber 9 and therefore presumably for amber8 too.
Buy the way: completely build amber9 with gcc 4.1 I needed to
change line 9 $AMBERHOME/src/arpack/stat.h from
       double precision t0, t1, t2, t3, t4, t5
       real t0, t1, t2, t3, t4, t5

...Maybe one of the fortran gurus will also give his opinion.

good luck


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