[gmx-developers] Documentation for suffix change for GROMACS 4.6

Justin Lemkul jalemkul at vt.edu
Mon Jan 28 22:52:22 CET 2013

On 1/28/13 4:42 PM, Bogdan Costescu wrote:
> Dear GROMACS developers,
> I don't know whom to address regarding the documentation available on
> the website, so I hope that the person(s) taking care of it read this
> mailing list.
> I would like to suggest some changes in the section "4.7. Changing the
> names of GROMACS binaries and libraries" of the installation
> instructions for release 4.6. I find the text which is currently
> there:
> "This can be controlled manually with GMX_DEFAULT_SUFFIX,
> not quite informative and is partly wrong. The last variable should be
> "GMX_LIBS_SUFFIX", according to the logic in CMakeLists.txt starting
> at line 307. I would like to suggest adding the following phrases
> after the above one:
> To set a custom suffix, GMX_DEFAULT_SUFFIX should be set to OFF and
> GMX_BINARY_SUFFIX and/or GMX_LIBS_SUFFIX should be set to the desired
> suffix. For example, to set a suffix of "_modified" for both binaries
> and libraries, run CMake with:
> -DGMX_LIBS_SUFFIX=_modified

Fixed, thanks for reporting.  Note that anyone can register as a contributor to 
the wiki site and make changes :)



Justin A. Lemkul, Ph.D.
Research Scientist
Department of Biochemistry
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA
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