[gmx-users] xdr_float and Mac OS X

David van der Spoel spoel at xray.bmc.uu.se
Thu Nov 27 15:18:00 CET 2003

On Thu, 2003-11-27 at 15:08, Vincent Lemaitre wrote:
> Hi,
> I am trying to compile gromacs 3.1.5-pre1 for Mac OS X  
> (powerpc-apple-darwin6.8).
> The compilation for single processor works fine, but I run in trouble  
> when compiling with mpi enabled.
> Here is the message I get:
> ...
> checking for srfftw_mpi.h... yes
> checking for rpc/rpc.h... yes
> checking for xdr_float in -lnsl... no
> checking for rpc/xdr.h... yes
> checking for xdr_float in -lnsl... (cached) no
> Basically I have troubles with XDR. From the mailing list, I understand  
> that it might involved a library called libnsl.a
> I haven't been able to find this library on the mac I am working (on my  
> Linux workstation I find it under /usr/lib).
> Does anybody knows where the guilty library should be located under Mac  
> or/and how to install it?
have you tried with sherlock?

David van der Spoel, PhD, Assist. Prof., Molecular Biophysics group,
Dept. of Cell and Molecular Biology, Uppsala University.
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