[gmx-users] Installing multiple versions of GROMACS together? - program suffix

devicerandom devicerandom at gmail.com
Thu Jan 13 22:10:44 CET 2011

On 13/01/11 21:01, Justin A. Lemkul wrote:
>> ./configure --with-fft=fftw3 --prefix=/home/ms872/software/bin
>> --program-suffix=_453
>> would have been enough.
>> However I double-checked nothing in the *tools* directory is compiled
>> with the _453 suffix.
>> I obviously don't want analysis tools to be overwritten. I suspect
>> there's a more elegant solution than renaming by hand: what am I
>> missing? Thanks!
> I can't replicate this; the same command works perfectly for me.

Just to be sure: does this mean you have anadock_453 , demux.pl_453 , 
do_dssp_453 etc. ?

> Instead
> of installing in the same directory where there are existing
> executables, what happens if you try to install in a fresh directory?

Uhm, I don't get it - how installing in another directory could change 
their names? I still don't dare to type "make install" until I see 
g_hbond_453 instead of g_hbond, for example :)


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