[MBDyn-users] Mac OS X 10.8 compilation

Pierangelo Masarati masarati at aero.polimi.it
Tue Apr 2 01:02:30 CEST 2013

> Hi guys:
> Has anybody successfully compiled MBDyn 1.5.* on Mac OS X 10.8 with
> modules?
> I have got the following errors when trying to do it:
> ---------------------------------------
> /bin/sh ../libtool --mode=link /opt/packages/gcc-4.7.2/bin/g++-4.7
> -I/opt/packages/autotools/include/ -fPIC -L/opt/packages/autotools/lib
> -flat_namespace -shared  -L/opt/packages/autotools/lib
> -L/opt/packages/gcc-4.7.2/lib/gcc/x86_64-apple-darwin12.2.0/4.7.2
> -L/opt/packages/gcc-4.7.2/lib/gcc/x86_64-apple-darwin12.2.0/4.7.2/../../..
> -lgfortran -lquadmath -lm -rpath /usr/local/mbdyn/libexec -o
> libmodule-cudem.la cudem.lo module-cudem.lo -L/usr/local/cuda/lib64 -lhdf5
> -lcudart -lcuda
> libtool: link: can not build a shared library
> libtool: link: See the libtool documentation for more information.
> libtool: link: Fatal configuration error.
> make[2]: *** [libmodule-cudem.la] Error 1
> ---------------------------------------
> This error is not related to my specific module. I was able to reproduce
> this with other modules included in MBDyn.
> Any suggestions on this?

Hi Tingnan,

that problem was recently noticed by Andrea Zanoni, who also found a
workaround described in a note here

The problem seems to be specific of that version of OSX.  Please let us
know if you succeed in fixing it.

Cheers, p.

Pierangelo Masarati
Associate Professor
Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie Aerospaziali
Politecnico di Milano

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