Re: AMBER: error in installing amber8

From: David A. Case <>
Date: Wed, 8 Sep 2004 09:23:04 -0700

On Wed, Sep 08, 2004, wrote:

> I tried what you told about installation of amber 8 on SUN system. I
> checked the config.h file and found that there is a space after
> AR=ar rv
> I even changed this and introduced 2 spaces after AR=ar rv but stioll get
> the same error ie:
> ar rvsys.a sys.o wallclock.o

OK...turns out that we were probably compiling Amber on our Solaris systems
using GNU make, not Sun's make (which is in /usr/ccs/bin). If you can,
install GNU make (sometimes called "gmake") on your system.

If you can't do that, you will have to edit your Makefiles to change lines like:

    $(AR)sys.a sys.o wallclock.o


    $(AR) sys.a sys.o wallclock.o

....thanks for the report....dac
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