Re: [AMBER] AmberTools16 Installation with openMPI fails?

From: Hai Nguyen <>
Date: Fri, 7 Oct 2016 18:26:54 -0400

On Fri, Oct 7, 2016 at 6:23 PM, Ucisik, Melek Nihan <>

> Hi,
> I am trying to install AmberTools using openMPI. I did have the
> openmpi-2.0.1 module loaded before I started with the installation, so I
> had mpicc and mpif90 in my path. I tried using the “configure_openmpi”
> script as suggested in the manual and it failed multiple times, so I tried
> tweaking it. The script advised me to have the openmpi directory also at
> $AMBERHOME/AmberTools/src, so I copied openmpi-2.0.1.tar.bz2 to there and
> extracted. I modified the configure_openmpi script in the line where
> “mpidirs” is defined. I ended up with this:
> “./configure_openmpi: line 119: YACC=/opt/amber16/16.14/bin/yacc: No such
> file or directory
> openmpi configure failed, returning 127“

it seems that you need to make serial build first before doing anything


> This made no sense to me because /opt/amber16/16.14/bin/yacc was there.
> Then I removed the “$static” variable from line 119 of configure_openmpi
> and this is what I got:
> "configure: error: /bin/sh config/config.sub failed
> openmpi configure succeeded.
> (You may need to add /opt/amber16/16.14/lib to your LD_LIBRARY_PATH)
> make: *** No rule to make target `clean'. Stop.
> make: *** No rule to make target `install'. Stop.”
> So I am confused about this outcome because it says “error" in one line
> and “succeeded" in the next.
> Could someone tell me if I am good to continue from this point? Did the
> configuration fail or succeed?
> Thanks,
> M. Nihan Ucisik
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