[gmx-users] Installing GROMACS under OS X 10.2

Christopher Yip christopher.yip at utoronto.ca
Sun Sep 8 02:28:19 CEST 2002

Hi all

I'm trying to install GROMACS 3.1.4 on a clean install of OS X 
10.2... and I ran into this error..

Yip733:/Applications/gromacs-3.1.4] cmyip% sudo make install
Making install in src
Making install in gmxlib
source='fnbf.c' object='fnbf.lo' libtool=yes \
depfile='.deps/fnbf.Plo' tmpdepfile='.deps/fnbf.TPlo' \
depmode=gcc /bin/sh ../../config/depcomp \
/bin/sh ../../libtool --mode=compile cc -DHAVE_CONFIG_H -I. -I. 
-I../../src  -I../../include 
-DGMXLIBDIR=\"/usr/local/gromacs/share/top\"   -O6 
-fomit-frame-pointer -finline-functions -Wall -Wno-unused 
-no-cpp-precomp -faltivec -mcpu=powerpc -fno-schedule-insns -c -o 
fnbf.lo `test -f fnbf.c || echo './'`fnbf.c
cc -DHAVE_CONFIG_H -I. -I. -I../../src -I../../include 
-DGMXLIBDIR=\"/usr/local/gromacs/share/top\" -O6 -fomit-frame-pointer 
-finline-functions -Wall -Wno-unused -no-cpp-precomp -faltivec 
-mcpu=powerpc -fno-schedule-insns -c fnbf.c -Wp,-MD,.deps/fnbf.TPlo 
-o fnbf.o
../../include/ppc_altivec.h: In function `set_non_java_mode':
../../include/ppc_altivec.h:60: argument 0 to built-in function 
`vec_splat_u32' does not satisfy constraint A
make[2]: *** [fnbf.lo] Error 1
make[1]: *** [install-recursive] Error 1
make: *** [install-recursive] Error 1


Any ideas?  BTW - noticed that bash appears to be the native shell 
for OS X (so the  /bin/sh works where as before you had to download 
bash to run as /bin/bash ...etc..)


Christopher M. Yip, Ph.D., P.Eng.
Associate Professor
Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry
Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering
Department of Biochemistry
University of Toronto
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