Package Details: gromacs 5.1.2-1

Git Clone URL: https://aur.archlinux.org/gromacs.git (read-only)
Package Base: gromacs
Description: A versatile package to perform molecular dynamics, i.e. simulate the Newtonian equations of motion for systems with hundreds to millions of particles.
Upstream URL: http://www.gromacs.org/
Licenses: LGPL
Submitter: xyproto
Maintainer: hseara
Last Packager: hseara
Votes: 13
Popularity: 0.103398
First Submitted: 2011-12-14 17:03
Last Updated: 2016-02-16 16:04

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hseara commented on 2016-07-14 20:00

NOTE: PROBLEMS BUILDING GROMACS AFTER GCC6 UPDATE WITH CUDA SUPPORT

If your system has CUDA installed, gromacs installer by default will try to compile with CUDA support. Unfortunately, currently gcc6 and CUDA do not play well along and the compilation will fail. Because of this the later cuda release comes along with gcc5 package.
Using gcc5 we can again build gromacs in bash using the following commands:

export CC=gcc-5
export CXX=g++-5
makepkg

hseara commented on 2016-07-14 19:53

Sorry, I'm not sure I'm understand really your problem.
This package is the default gromacs and as such is installed in:
/usr/bin
/usr/include
/usr/lib
/usr/share
I just build the package and it works perfectly with the files
installed in above directories.

Are you sure that you are installing gromacs and not aur/gromacs-5.0-complete or aur/gromacs-4.6-complete which indeed install this version of gromacs in /usr/local. In this latter packages the intention is that they can coexist with the last stable version in case your projects still require them and because of that they are encapsulated in /usr/local/gromacs-XXX/

If your problems persist please provide more details.

epinephrine commented on 2016-07-14 08:55

Thanks for the PKGBUILD!
There's one odd thing though. Am I the only one whose installation prefix specification is totally ignored by Cmake?
In build() cmake is run with -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=/usr/. But that is totally ignored, as is revealed during package(): gromacs was still installed into ${pkgdir}/usr/local/gromacs, not ${pkgdir}/usr, so I had to replace all instances of /usr with /usr/local/gromacs.

hseara commented on 2015-07-15 12:21

1) Now tests are run by default. If you do not want them comment out the "make check" lines.
2) License has been corrected to LGPL
3) Specific SIMD is not longer enforced. Gromacs will detect the best for your system. If you have any problem with this modify march=native in the /etc/makepkg.conf
4) I have cleaned the PKGBUILD and some options which are default
5) I will like to keep both double and single compilation together as many times double are also required especially for minimizing. In the future we might consider a separated split package.
6) I want to minimize the usage of AUR-libraries, that's why I won't make default fftw-bettersimd. You can also make another package, Eg. gromacs-fftw-bettersimd, to incorporate your changes if you want to.

hseara commented on 2015-07-15 12:20

1) Now tests are run by default. If you do not want them comment out the "make check" lines.
2) License has been corrected to LGPL
3) Specific SIMD is not longer enforced. Gromacs will detect the best for your system. If you have any problem with this modify march=native in the /etc/makepkg.conf
4) I have cleaned the PKGBUILD and some options which are default
5) I will like to keep both double and single compilation together as many times double are also required especially for minimizing. In the future we might consider a separated split package.

jbarnett commented on 2015-07-14 20:15

FYI any who are trying to enable tests replace "make test" with "make check".

jbarnett commented on 2015-07-14 20:07

Thanks for the response. Concerning the test, don't comment out "make test", because that is not the correct command. Just replace it with "make check".

hseara commented on 2015-07-11 18:27

1) Tests do not work for everybody and If you want to pass them nothing forbids you to pass them. Just edit the PKGBUILD before building
2) I want to minimize the usage of AUR-libraries, that's why I won't make default fftw-bettersimd. Still every user is free to change the dependency if he wants before deleting it. You can also make another package, Eg. gromacs-fftw-bettersimd, to incorporate your changes if you want to.
3) I will like to keep both double and single compilation together as many times double are also required especially for minimizing.
4) I will change the licence to LGPL as you say.

jbarnett commented on 2015-06-25 01:27

Here's my suggested PKGBUILD:
https://gist.github.com/wesbarnett/6d521b66301ebe9eb786

Then people can follow the wiki article if the want double precsion, MPI, GPU, etc.

jbarnett commented on 2015-06-16 23:46

Sorry to keep commenting, the license should be LGPL, not GPL. Also "make check" works for me, not "make test".

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