[gmx-users] About gromacs installation

Carsten Kutzner ckutzne at gwdg.de
Wed Sep 23 15:27:52 CEST 2009

On Sep 23, 2009, at 2:12 PM, Enamul Haque wrote:

> Hi gromacs experts,
> I am trying to install gromacs version 4.0 to my laptop running  
> under ubuntu. But I can't. It shows some error like --
>       ./configure
> checking build system type... i686-pc-linux-gnulibc1
> checking host system type... i686-pc-linux-gnulibc1
> checking for a BSD-compatible install... /usr/bin/install -c
> checking whether build environment is sane... yes
> checking for a thread-safe mkdir -p... /bin/mkdir -p
> checking for gawk... no
> checking for mawk... mawk
> 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...
> configure: error: C compiler cannot create executables
> See `config.log' for more details.
> I really don't know what actually I need to do. Could someone pls  
> help me how can I properly installed gromacs on my pc.
Well, have you looked at 'config.log' to see why exactly the
C compiler fails in creating an executable?


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