Re: [AMBER-Developers] configure --prefix

From: Hai Nguyen <>
Date: Mon, 6 Feb 2017 10:37:11 -0500

oh, add to Dave's comment: I have not though carefully about the case that
people using "--skip-python".
So I will work on this to ensure configure will respect this option (really
mean "no python involved").

PS: I just wish AMBER has continuous integration (again) so I can capture
all possible install failures quickly.


On Mon, Feb 6, 2017 at 10:30 AM, David Case <> wrote:

> On Mon, Feb 06, 2017, Ross Walker wrote:
> > So does this mean we are officially dropping RHEL 6 support?
> No. Amber users are provided (via conda) with the correct python
> (currently version 2.7). Amber codes will not use the system-supplied
> python,
> and hence won't care what version (if any) RHEL supplies.
> Note: there are still some glitches involved in this transition, but I
> think
> we are close.... Note that almost all users have been downloading their
> python from Contiuum since April of 2016, and so have not been relying
> on the system python for some time.
> [For personal reasons, some Amber users/developers may wish to
> use another python version. Since they are experts in python, they are
> welcome to do this. Much of the recent back-and-forth about python
> involves
> how much hand-holding we should provide for people who don't want to use
> the python we supply.]
> ....dac
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