[phenixbb] problem compiling phenix 1.3 beta rc3

Ben Eisenbraun bene at crystal.harvard.edu
Tue Mar 4 16:19:47 PST 2008

On Wed, Mar 05, 2008 at 12:44:50AM +0100, Melody Lin wrote:
> from compile_phenix.log:
> Processing: "/usr/local/phenix-1.3b-rc3/docutils/libtbx_refresh.py"
>   Processing: "/usr/local/phenix-1.3b-rc3/docutils/tools"
> scons: Reading SConscript files ...
> RuntimeError: Cannot find a supported Fortran compiler on PATH:
>   Supported compilers are: ifort, g77, gfortran

The installation scripts can't find a Fortran compiler for your system.
You can get gfortran or g77 for OS X PPC here:


They are nicely packaged and easy to install.

Out of curiousity, why are you building from source and not using 
the binary bundles?  The source tarball in the 'sbgrid' directory is 
a few RCs behind the current versions available as a binary.


Ben Eisenbraun
Structural Biology Grid

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