Re: [AMBER] AmberTools 12 Build Issue

From: Jason Swails <>
Date: Fri, 12 Oct 2012 17:23:46 +0200

Try re-configuring with the -nomtkpp flag unless you *know* that you need
MTK++ (it is typically just used as part of MCPB for quasi-automated metal
parameter generation).


On Fri, Oct 12, 2012 at 4:57 PM, Mark Zottola <> wrote:

> I have installed Cygwin on a Windows 7 box. Following the guideline from
> Jason Swails web page, I made sure all the appropriate packages were
> installed.
> The configure step for Ambertools went well - save it did not find the X11
> libraries/home. I edited that into the config.h file. No problems so far.
> When I run make install, I run into a problem with the mtkpp build. The
> install simply dies at this point.
> I examined the mtkpp_config.log file and most of the configuration step
> went well, until the end. I see the following errors:
> checking Boost version... 1-38
> Cannot find log4cxx
> checking for X... libraries , headers
> checking QTDIR... configure: WARNING: QTDIR is not defined
> Using TinyXML provided with MTK++
> checking for doxygen... yes
> checking for latex... no
> checking for dvips... yes
> checking for gs... yes
> checking for dot... no
> checking for diff... yes
> checking for gcc option to accept ISO C99... unsupported
> checking for gcc option to accept ISO C89... (cached) none needed
> checking for gcc option to accept ISO Standard C... (cached) none needed
> ERROR: this platform is not supported at this time!
> Do I need to install latex and dot? Are there additional packages for gcc
> I need to install on cygwin?
> And what is log4cxx? Is there a deeper problem with this install?
> Thanks.
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Jason M. Swails
Quantum Theory Project,
University of Florida
Ph.D. Candidate
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Received on Fri Oct 12 2012 - 08:30:03 PDT
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