From: John Stone (
Date: Fri Mar 31 2006 - 16:13:07 CST

  This is most likely caused by using an out-of-date version of Tcl
(specifically versions older than 8.4.0). VMD requires Tcl 8.4 or higher
to compile, as the new versions of Tcl are const-correct which VMD requires.
You'll need to compile/install one of the newer versions of Tcl/Tk in order
to build VMD from source on your machine.
Let us know if you need more help.

  John Stone

On Fri, Mar 31, 2006 at 01:57:47PM -0800, angel jiménez wrote:
> Dear friends:
> I have been trying to compile from source but I recive the message (in Spanish):
> ColorInfo.C:161: conversión inválida de `const char*' a `char*'
> make: *** [ColorInfo.o] Error 1.
> Which is similar to one Dr Jha had some time ago, I did already all recomendations to compile but it is still the same.
> What can I do to solve the compiling problem?
> Thanks
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