[gmx-users] Gromacs 4.0.6 installation error

Justin A. Lemkul jalemkul at vt.edu
Fri Mar 5 18:51:57 CET 2010

Dian Jiao wrote:
> I was following the instruction to install gromacs 4.0.6 on my machine.
> ./configure --enable-threads --enable-float --|enable-sse --prefix=[mypath]|
> make
> make install 
> The configure looks ok but no Makefile is generated. When I do make or 
> make install, it gives me the error:
> make: *** No targets specified and no makefile found.  Stop.
> There are couple makefiles in the directory though, Makefile.in and 
> Makefile.am, do I need to rename one of them to Makefile to make it work?

Per the warning on the Gromacs homepage, version 4.0.6 is a broken distribution. 
  Use version 4.0.7 instead.


> Dian


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