From: John Stone (
Date: Wed Jan 23 2013 - 12:10:08 CST

  As I said, the problem below is not due to the warning about tmpnam_r
in Python, it is due to some other error that occured earlier that you
did not show in the output below. You need to carefully look at _all_
of the compiler output.


On Wed, Jan 23, 2013 at 06:41:52PM +0100, Albert wrote:
> On 01/23/2013 06:40 PM, John Stone wrote:
> >The linkage failure is because the linker didn't find the Tachyon
> >library (libtachyon.a) in the directory you listed:
> > /soft/vmd-1.9.1.src/lib/tachyon/compile/linux/libtachyon
> >
> >You should specify the directory that contains the file libtachyon.a,
> >and the linker should complete without error.
> yes, it deed. I solved now. But there is a python problem:
> Python-2.7.3/./Modules/posixmodule.c:7432: warning: the use of
> `tmpnam_r' is dangerous, better use `mkstemp'
> Stride.o: In function `ss_from_stride(DrawMolecule*)':
> Stride.C:(.text+0x41): warning: the use of `tempnam' is dangerous,
> better use `mkstemp'
> collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
> make: *** [vmd_LINUXAMD64] Error 1
> thank you very much
> best
> Albert

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