CMI Mac problem

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Monica Dapiaggi

May 9, 2015, 9:11:51 AM5/9/15

Hi guys,
I’m trying to install cmi on my mac (with Maverick).
macport is up and running (I did the tests suggested on the website)
then I download cmi, unpack it and install… I get a lot of warnings looking like this "g++: warning: couldn't understand kern.osversion ’14.3.0”, so I suppose I have something missing from my mac, but the installation procedure seems to go on anyway.
At the end, however, I get this "scons: Reading SConscript files ...
Checking for C++ library ObjCryst... no
Checking for C++ library boost_python... no
Checking for C++ library boost_python-mt... no
This program requires 'boost_python’ library”

the tests were failing (of course) and I followed the advice with ./install —build

but same result…

Can anyone who knows more than I do help me?

Monica Dapiaggi
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May 9, 2015, 6:42:54 PM5/9/15
Well obviously the solution is to get rid of that Mac and get a nice windows computer like everyone else, Monica :)


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Pavol Juhas

May 9, 2015, 10:36:25 PM5/9/15
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Hi Monica,

Don't listen to Simon, he is just envious of your shiny Mac!

It seems like the boost library is either not installed in MacPorts or
cannot be found by the installer.
Can you check if the output of "port installed" shows the boost package?
If not, please run the port install command from, ie,

sudo port install \
python27 py27-setuptools py27-ipython py27-lxml \
gsl boost py27-numpy py27-scipy py27-matplotlib scons git

and then run the "./install" command again.

I hope this helps, let me know if there are still problems.


Dr. Pavol Juhas
Condensed Matter Physics and Materials Science Department
Brookhaven National Laboratory
P.O. Box 5000
Upton, NY 11973-5000
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