From: John Stone (
Date: Thu May 22 2014 - 19:24:31 CDT

  Sorry for the slow reply, I've been traveling a lot and am now
catching up on unanswered VMD-L questions. I think this question
is best asked of the APBS mailing lists, as they will know more
about the history of this issue on MacOS and if there's a common
solution or not.

  John Stone

On Tue, May 06, 2014 at 08:59:58PM -0500, Fateme Sadat Emami wrote:
> Dear vmd users,
> I want to use the APBS plugin. For that, I have just installed the APBS
> software on my mac. All the folders (bin, include, lib, share) are made,
> However when I run the executable I get the error message
> that libmaloc.dylib library is missing (the file is physically existed in
> the lib folder though). Could you please help me with this. I am sure this
> must be a primitive problem :(
> I would be very much appreciated for any help!
> Thank you
> Fatima
> ---------------------------------------------------
> Fateme Sadat Emami, Ph.D.
> Postdoctoral Fellow
> Non-Equilibrium Research Centre (NERC)
> Northwestern University
> 2145 Sheridan Road, Tech K231
> Evanston, IL 60208
> email:
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