AMBER Archive (2008)

Subject: Re: AMBER: installing amber on new linux

From: Scott Brozell (
Date: Wed Oct 22 2008 - 18:53:50 CDT


On Wed, 22 Oct 2008, Jan Goeman wrote:

> Recently I replaced my old mandrake 9 linux with the latest Mandriva Linux 2009 One, Kernel 2.6.27 ( on an Intel PentiumIV 3000 Mhz PC to eliminate some driver problems.
> However when I tried to install ambertools 1.2 (amber10) using
> ./config_at gcc
> Testing the C compiler:
> gcc -DUSE_AMBER_C9XCOMPLEX -o testp testp.c
> Unable to compile a C program using gcc -DUSE_AMBER_C9XCOMPLEX
> Please check your compiler settings or configure flags.
> Has anybody an idea what compiler settings or flags I have to use with config_at, or if I have to download and install different compilers first ?

Did you try that command interactively:
gcc -DUSE_AMBER_C9XCOMPLEX -o testp testp.c

This will indicate whether gcc is installed which is my guess
at the most likely problem.

Use goooggle on Mandriva gcc to get package installation help
for gcc on Mandriva.


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