Re: [AMBER-Developers] python dependency

From: Scott Brozell <>
Date: Fri, 23 Jun 2017 16:47:49 -0400

On Fri, Jun 23, 2017 at 03:32:32PM -0400, David A Case wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 23, 2017, Brent Krueger wrote:
> >
> > We've been doing some work installing AMBER onto very bare-bones Linux
> > machines and have found that python is required in order to complete the
> > configure process. This is true even when one wishes to use the MINICONDA
> > that will lie within the amber tree.
> Can you be more specific? I could install a virtual bare-bones machine
> and try to find the problem, but it seems like you already know what the
> problem is.
> Does it come when searching for updates? In that case, running
> "./configure --no-updates" the first time will probably help. But we have
> to document that. And maybe there are further problems down the line.)
> ...thx...dac
> p.s.: it doesn't look to me like Hai's suggestion of --skip-python will
> help, but I haven't actually tested that.

A related issue may be bug 341 (--no-check-certificate patches that Brent
reported during beta testing). Brent, can you check 341 and comment on
my proposal to not-fix that bug.


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