[gmx-users] compiling gromacs 3.1.3 on MacOSX

Erik Lindahl lindahl at stanford.edu
Tue May 28 19:42:13 CEST 2002

Valentin Gogonea wrote:

> Rams,
> I did all that you have mentioned. I got bash also from Apple site.
> For some reason it looks like there is a problem with writing the 
> config.status. It can be a problem with the difference between unix 
> and Mac format. When it starts to create Makefiles, it starts 
> complaining about finding "unescaped newline inside substitute 
> pattern". Finally the Makefile (created empty) is in Mac format and 
> not unix.

Did you really issue "/bin/bash ./configure" instead of just "./configure" ?

This problem arises because /bin/sh on OS X is zsh and not bash/ksh/sh 
as it is on every other unix platform... Hopefully it will be solved in 
autoconf someday...



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