From: Chris Harrison (charris5_at_gmail.com)
Date: Thu Jul 23 2009 - 16:56:28 CDT
It would be impractical of us to make the install script, and the install
itself, dependent upon an internet connection.
But thanks for the suggestion, automation of this to some degree might be
something for us to consider.
-- Chris Harrison, Ph.D. Theoretical and Computational Biophysics Group NIH Resource for Macromolecular Modeling and Bioinformatics Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology University of Illinois, 405 N. Mathews Ave., Urbana, IL 61801 char_at_ks.uiuc.edu Voice: 217-244-1733 http://www.ks.uiuc.edu/~char Fax: 217-244-6078 On Thu, Jul 23, 2009 at 3:25 PM, Thomas C. Bishop <bishop_at_tulane.edu> wrote: > The NAMD on-line documentation suggests that if you want to build namd from > source you have to download FFTW, charmm etc... and links are provided for > this purpose. This is all true. > > But if you just download the NAMD source and read the notes.txt > then the commands for using wget to accomplish all these downloads are > provided. These command COULD BE ROLLED INTO THE INSTALL SCRIPT :-) > > In any case the commands given in notes.txt are a lot more efficient than > downloading via web links, moving files etc... > > My suggestion: > at > http://www.ks.uiuc.edu/Research/namd/development.html > under > Other Stuff You'll Need > include a note before the bullets that says > > NOTE: commands for downloading Charmm++, TCL, FFTW are provided in the > installation notes. URLs for the code are provided below. > > just my $0.0001/2 > > Tom > > -- > ********************** > Thomas C. Bishop * > Office: 504-862-3370 * > Fax: 504-862-8392 * > ********************** > >
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