Re: [AMBER] amber update issue

From: David Case <>
Date: Fri, 20 Dec 2019 17:18:56 +0000

On Fri, Dec 20, 2019, Saikat Pal wrote:

>To update amber I am facing yhis kind of error:
>[sandip.localhost amber18]$ ./configure -cuda gnuChecking for updates...
>Checking for available patches online. This may take a few seconds...
>Traceback (most recent call last):
>  File "./update_amber", line 26, in <module>
>    app.mainloop()
>  File "/home/sandip/software/amber18/updateutils/", line 516, in mainloop
>    self.check_updates()
>  File "/home/sandip/software/amber18/updateutils/", line 184, in check_updates
>    self.upgrade.load_upgrade_info()
>  File "/home/sandip/software/amber18/updateutils/", line 108, in new_fcn
>    return fcn(*args, **kwargs)
>  File "/home/sandip/software/amber18/updateutils/", line 98, in load_upgrade_info
>    self.message = msgre.findall(msgtext)[0].strip()
>IndexError: list index out of range
>Check for updates failed.

1. It's possible that this could be caused by an internet hiccup. So,
the simplest thing to do is to try again, and hope the problem goes

2. If not, go to AMBERHOME and type this './update_amber --update'.
This might skip the upgrade step, wihch you should not need, if you have

3. Otherwise, we'll have to wait for someone who knows the code in
detail, or who can at least examine it and see if a better error message
can be emitted.


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