Re: [AMBER-Developers] Problems building a rpm for Amber11 + AmberTools 1.5

From: Hugo R Hernandez-Mora <>
Date: Wed, 11 Jan 2012 11:11:00 -0500

thanks for your quickly answer, and yeah I hope with the newest version
of amber it corrects relocation issues and so. Quick question, by
disabling python the only impact will be the usage of MMPBSA?


On 01/11/2012 10:09 AM, Jason Swails wrote:
> Can you try building with the "-nopython" flag to configure? The problem
> here is that Amber 11 and AmberTools 1.5 is not easily relocatable.
> Wherever this RPM goes, though, a standard Python (that is the same 2.x
> version for each machine) is needed.
> I would also suggest building it in something like /usr/local or some other
> standard location that will exist on every machine.
> I've never tried this, though, so I can't speak for sure. Hopefully Amber
> 12 will be better in this regard...
> HTH,
> Jason
> On Wed, Jan 11, 2012 at 9:58 AM, Hugo R Hernandez-Mora<
>> wrote:
>> Hello there,
>> I have been trying to build a rpm file for Amber 11 and AmberTools 1.5. I
>> successfully compiled the package but I want to create the rpm to easily
>> deploy it into others servers. We are running Scientific Linux 6.1 as
>> well as CentOS 5.6. Attached is a copy of my spec file. After running
>> the rpmbuild command the rpm file is created successfully but I get an
>> error message about missing python binaries as well as perl(ForkManager).
>> Any thoughts?
>> Thanks,
>> -Hugo
>> -bash-4.1$ sudo rpm -ivh RPMS/x86_64/amber-11.1.5-0.**el6.x86_64.rpm
>> error: Failed dependencies:
>> /home/hugo/redhat/BUILD/amber-**11.1.5/bin/python is needed
>> by amber-11.1.5-0.el6.x86_64
>> /home/hugo/redhat/BUILD/amber-**11.1.5/bin/python2.6 is
>> needed by amber-11.1.5-0.el6.x86_64
>> /usr/local/bin/python is needed by amber-11.1.5-0.el6.x86_64
>> perl(ForkManager) is needed by amber-11.1.5-0.el6.x86_64
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