[gmx-users] Location of files under Cygwin

Mark Abraham Mark.Abraham at anu.edu.au
Thu Apr 19 01:40:14 CEST 2007

toma0052 wrote:
> Hello,
>      I am looking to edit a little bit of the source code in Gromacs, and I
> am having a little bit of a problem.  Normally, I am using Gromacs that is
> installed on a network, but I cannot edit this, so I also have Gromacs
> installed on a personal windows machine running Cygwin.  The installation
> seemed to work fine, as I have run many md simulations, but my question is
> where are the mdlib files located?  On the network Gromacs, the files are
> located in /usr/src/GROMACS/GCC/src/mdlib.  But, under Cygwin, the folder
> /usr/src is empty.  Am I missing something?  Are the files located in another
> location?  Did I need to include specific flags during the installation in
> order to have the source files in src/mdlib?  Sorry if this is a silly
> question, but in searching the computer for update.c, I am coming up empty.

Source files aren't installed anywhere by default, they get left where 
they are. Thus it seems your installation directory was cleaned away, if 
your search was complete.


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