Help for a problematic port to replace biology/nab

M. L. Dodson mldodson at
Wed Jul 23 02:08:40 UTC 2008

M. L. Dodson wrote:
> I am the maintainer of biology/nab and asked that it be marked
> deprecated several months ago.  I just filed a PR to have it removed.
> Nab has been superseded by AmberTools (also by the nab developers).  I
> have the current version of AmberTools building with no problems from
> within a skeleton port.  The problem (and I do not see any solution)
> is that AmberTools assumes that it will be built in its final
> installed location.  This location is hardwired throughout the
> compiled code.  The build process fails spectacularly if you specify
> some other location, then move the built code and data.
> Is there some secret method to handle such ports for which I do not
> possess the magical decoder ring?  Any help would be appreciated.
> Bud Dodson

I just discovered the port depends on a 64-bit.  Work around the
patch rejection to get it to work on 32-bit, and I will fix it

M. L. Dodson
Email:	mldodson-at-comcast-net
Phone:	eight_three_two-five_63-386_one

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