AMBER Archive (2008)

Subject: Re: AMBER: Problems installing Amber Tools for Amber 10

From: Lynn F. Ten Eyck (
Date: Fri May 16 2008 - 10:12:49 CDT

Re gcc 4.3.0 error messages . . .

On 15 May 2008, at 21:47, David A. Case wrote:

> On Mon, May 12, 2008, Sam Danziger wrote:
>> I've tried to install Amber Tools 1.0, but get an error message
>> when I
>> try to compile.
>> I'm using Gentoo linux (Linux version 2.6.22-gentoo-r18), and have
>> tried gcc 3.4.1, 3.4.4 and 4.3.0 (4.3.0 gives me a different error
>> than below).
> Thanks for the report; aren't C++ error messages awe-inspiring
> sometimes?

GCC 4.3 series has made significant changes to the structuring of
include files. I have found the following page very useful in sorting
these out:

Most of the problems are fixed by using the C++ form of the include
names, and using either "using namespace std;" or explicit
qualification of class names with "std::".

> It might be helpful to post the 4.3.0 error message as
> never know
> when a clue will pop up.
> ...regards...dac


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