[gmx-users] Problems compiling GROMACS on IBM SP2

Nair, Sankar Sankar.Nair at chbe.gatech.edu
Thu Feb 26 02:00:02 CET 2004

I've had the same problems as some other users when compiling GROMACS on an IBM system. I get an "unknown preprocessing directive #ident" error, even after I use the --disable-largefile option. It seems the solution is (from previous list messages):
http://www.gromacs.org/pipermail/gmx-users/2003-October/034093.html <http://www.gromacs.org/pipermail/gmx-users/2003-October/034093.html> 
>Somewhere in a config file there is a #define for HAS_IDENT. Just
>comment it out and rebuild.
> -Dean


http://www.gromacs.org/pipermail/gmx-users/2003-October/034095.html <http://www.gromacs.org/pipermail/gmx-users/2003-October/034095.html> 

>Yeah, this is a bug in the GNU autoconfig tools - it detects that some 
>IBM preprocessor versions support IDENT even if they don't... It's only 
>used for debugging identification, and we will probably remove it in a 
>future version, so it's safe to remove that define.

Would a list member let me know what config files exactly should I open to comment out the #define for HAS_IDENT ? Many thanks. 


Sankar Nair


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