Re: [AMBER] X11 problems on Mac OS X 10.8

From: Jason Swails <>
Date: Mon, 1 Oct 2012 19:14:17 -0400

What does

./ --patch-level

return when you are in AMBERHOME?

Particularly, bugfix.23 for AmberTools 12 fixes the configure script to
work with Mac OS X 10.8 so xleap builds (in addition to updating configure
for the GPU update). Make sure all updates are applied.


On Mon, Oct 1, 2012 at 4:59 PM, Julio Dominguez <>wrote:

> I am trying to compile amber12 + ambertools in mac os x 10.8.2. My only
> problem is that I cannot get an X11-enabled installation. During the patch
> application step I get the following warning:
> ERROR: the X11 extensions headers are not in the usual location! To
> search for them try the command: locate X11/extensions On new Fedora
> OSes install libXext-devel On RedHat OSes install libXext-devel
> To build Amber without XLEaP, re-run configure with '-no-X11:
> ./configure -no-X11 intel
> If I use the locate X11/extensions command I can see the required files
> just fine. If I continue without the -noX11 flag the compilation proceeds
> up to xLeap and fails there. The error there says that it cannot locate
> X11/Intrinsic.hI have changed the config.h file to reflect the location of
> the files but no luck. If I run the compilation with the -noX11 flag
> everything goes smoothly. I do have Xquartz installed, version 2.7.4. I am
> not following Jason Swails' instructions since I am using intel compilers
> and fink but this way worked in Mac OS X 10.6.8
> Any suggestions are welcome.
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Jason M. Swails
Quantum Theory Project,
University of Florida
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Received on Mon Oct 01 2012 - 16:30:02 PDT
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