[gmx-users] install problems cygwin

Roland Schulz roland at utk.edu
Tue Mar 22 17:51:45 CET 2011


try to move your files into your cygwin home directory before
compiling. If that doesn't work, try to first compile a hello world C
program to see why the compiler doesn't work.


On Tue, Mar 22, 2011 at 12:13 PM, vijaya subramanian
<vijaya65 at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Hi
> I am trying to install gromacs on a windows laptop with rhcygwin.  I am
> doing it as administrator
> and I ran into the same problem when I tried installing fftw-3.2.2.
> $ ./configure --enable-sse --enable-float
> checking for a BSD-compatible install... /usr/bin/install -c
> checking whether build environment is sane... yes
> checking for a thread-safe mkdir -p... /usr/bin/mkdir -p
> checking for gawk... gawk
> checking whether make sets $(MAKE)... yes
> checking whether to enable maintainer-specific portions of Makefiles... no
> checking build system type... i686-pc-cygwin
> checking host system type... i686-pc-cygwin
> checking for gcc... gcc
> checking for C compiler default output file name...
> configure: error: in `/cygdrive/c/fftw-3.2.2':
> configure: error: C compiler cannot create executables
> See `config.log' for more details.
> The config.log file is attached.
> I read the config.log file but am unable to figure out what the problem is.
> It shows
> the right version of gcc installed and configure appears to find it.
> Thanks
> Vijaya
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