Re: AMBER: Segmentation fault (core dumped) error of antechamber program

From: David A. Case <>
Date: Thu, 22 Jan 2004 17:21:40 -0800

On Thu, Jan 22, 2004, S. Frank Yan wrote:
> I was trying to use the antechamber program to convert a .pdb file to .ac
> file. The conversion was successful; however, I got a "Segmentation fault"
> error every time. It's like:
> antechamber -fi pdb -i temp.pdb -fo ac -o
> Segmentation fault (core dumped)

(a) What compiler, machine, operating system?

(b) Does your installation pass the antechamber test suite?

    cd $AMBERHOME/test
    make test.antechamber

(c) when you say "every time", do you mean that you have used different
pdb files? Or that it crashes repeatedly with the same input? If the results
seem to depend on what pdb file you use, you will probably need to post
your "temp.pdb" file.


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