[gmx-users] Failing installation with --enable-mpi option

Justin A. Lemkul jalemkul at vt.edu
Wed May 20 14:01:58 CEST 2009

Bhanu wrote:
> I tried to install Gromacs on my Core2Quad pc with the command
>  ./configure --enable-mpi --disable-nice --program-suffix="_mpi"
> it is showing the following error result:
> [sandaka at bhanu gromacs-4.0.3]$ ./configure --enable-mpi --disable-nice --program
> -suffix="_mpi"
> checking build system type... i686-pc-linux-gnu
> checking host system type... i686-pc-linux-gnu
> checking for a BSD-compatible install... /usr/bin/install -c
> checking whether build environment is sane... yes
> /bin/sh: /home/sandaka/Desktop/all: No such file or directory
> configure: WARNING: `missing' script is too old or missing
> checking for a thread-safe mkdir -p... /bin/mkdir -p
> checking for gawk... gawk
> checking whether make sets $(MAKE)... yes
> checking how to create a ustar tar archive... gnutar
> checking for cc... cc
> checking for C compiler default output file name... a.out
> checking whether the C compiler works... yes
> checking whether we are cross compiling... no
> checking for suffix of executables...
> checking for suffix of object files... o
> checking whether we are using the GNU C compiler... yes
> checking whether cc accepts -g... yes
> checking for cc option to accept ISO C89... none needed
> checking for style of include used by make... GNU
> checking dependency style of cc... gcc3
> checking dependency style of cc... gcc3
> checking for mpxlc... no
> checking for mpicc... mpicc
> checking whether the MPI cc command works... yes
> checking for catamount... no
> checking how to run the C preprocessor... mpicc -E
> checking whether mpicc accepts -O3... yes
> checking whether mpicc accepts -funroll-all-loops... yes
> checking whether mpicc accepts  -O3 -fomit-frame-pointer
> -finline-functions -Wall -Wno-unused -funroll-all-loops... yes
> checking for grep that handles long lines and -e... /bin/grep
> checking for egrep... /bin/grep -E
> checking for ANSI C header files... no
> checking for sys/types.h... yes
> checking for sys/stat.h... yes
> checking for stdlib.h... yes
> checking for string.h... yes
> checking for memory.h... yes
> checking for strings.h... yes
> checking for inttypes.h... yes
> checking for stdint.h... yes
> checking for unistd.h... yes
> checking whether byte ordering is bigendian... no
> checking for int... yes
> checking size of int... configure: error: cannot compute sizeof (int)
> See `config.log' for more details.
> Am attaching the config.log file herein. I've Openmpi and fftw already
> installed and in the path.. Couldn't understand what is the error!

Have a look at this thread:



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Justin A. Lemkul
Ph.D. Candidate
ICTAS Doctoral Scholar
Department of Biochemistry
Virginia Tech
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