Help for a problematic port to replace biology/nab
M. L. Dodson
mldodson at comcast.net
Wed Jul 23 13:19:56 UTC 2008
M. L. Dodson wrote:
> 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 Nab has been superseded by AmberTools (also by the nab developers).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
The port (same location, same name) has been updated to handle both
64-bit and 32-bit systems. Did a cleanup edit that was ill advised.
Thanks for the help.
M. L. Dodson
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