Re: [AMBER-Developers] Compilation of AMBER Tools

From: Mengjuei Hsieh <>
Date: Thu, 9 Jun 2011 11:14:02 -0700

On Thu, Jun 09, 2011 at 01:29:16PM -0400, David A. Case wrote:
> A salutary effect of specifying minimum requirements would be to limit the
> number of compiler versions we are claiming to support. The downside is that
> there are probably still lots of 4.1.2 installations out there. But can't
> most such users type 'sudo apt-get install gcc44' (and maybe gcc_select)?
> Comments on what is best here are hereby solicted.

What I did on several of our older Fedora linux servers was building
gcc45 by hand and installing it to an NFS directory. As to the counter
part of gcc_select, it's better to use environment module and add
'module load gcc45' that kind of command in users' .profile file to
enable the new gcc.

Mengjuei Hsieh, Molecular Bio & Biochem, University of California Irvine
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