[gmx-users] Question about gcc version

David van der Spoel spoel at xray.bmc.uu.se
Mon Apr 28 20:40:09 CEST 2008

Justin A. Lemkul wrote:
> Hi All,
> I recently installed Gromacs version 3.3.3 on a dual-core Intel MacBook running
> OS X 10.5.2 (Leopard).  The default gcc from XCode was 4.0.1, and the Gromacs
> installation went just fine (serial and parallel) when using this gcc.  I know
> that the download site mentions that gcc  4.1.x is broken, and the problems
> with such compilers have been well-documented across this list, but I was
> wondering if anyone know if gcc 4.0.1 was problematic as well.  I had no
> problems during any phase of the installation, but I just wasn't sure if I'd
> develop some strange error using an analysis tool.
> I can also install gcc-3.3 in another location, and can easily make that the
> default gcc, but I was just curious to see if 4.0.1 was alright to avoid the
> effort, if possible :)
I think it is fine, but you can run the test set to be ( a bit more ) sure.

> Thanks for any insights.
> -Justin
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> Justin A. Lemkul
> Graduate Research Assistant
> Department of Biochemistry
> Virginia Tech
> Blacksburg, VA
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> http://www.bevanlab.biochem.vt.edu/Pages/Personal/justin/
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