Date: Sat Aug 11 2007 - 12:52:32 CDT


I am trying to compile and install the vmd plugins on a Solaris X86 machine.


-------------- Original message --------------
From: Axel Kohlmeyer <>

> On Sat, 11 Aug 2007 wrote:
> hi!
> can you be a little bit more specific of what
> you are trying where with what?
> thanks,
> axel.
> AS> Hi Everyone,
> AS>
> AS> When I run gmake SOLARISX86 I am getting this message. I am not sure which
> options to select, if I have to use any to overcome this message.
> AS>
> AS> # gmake SOLARISX86
> AS> gmake: invalid option -- c
> AS> Usage: gmake [options] [target] ...
> AS> Options:
> AS> -b, -m Ignored for compatibility.
> AS> -B, --always-make Unconditionally make all targets.
> AS> Change to DIRECTORY before doing anything.
> AS> -d Print lots of debugging information.
> AS> --debug[=FLAGS] Print various types of debugging information.
> AS> -e, --environment-overrides
> AS> Environment variables override makefiles.
> AS> -f FILE, --file=FILE, --makefile=FILE
> AS> Read FILE as a makefile.
> AS> -h, --help Print this message and exit.
> AS> -i, --ignore-errors Ignore errors from commands.
> AS> -I DIRECTORY, --include-dir=DIRECTORY
> AS> Search DIRECTORY for included makefiles.
> AS> -j [N], --jobs[=N] Allow N jobs at once; infinite jobs with no
> arg.
> AS> -k, --keep-going Keep going when some targets can't be made.
> AS> -l [N], --load-average[=N], --max-load[=N]
> AS> Don't start multiple jobs unless load is below
> N.
> AS> -n, --just-print, --dry-run, --recon
> AS> Don't actually run any commands; just print
> them.
> AS> -o FILE, --old-file=FILE, --assume-old=FILE
> AS> Consider FILE to be very old and don't remake
> it.
> AS> -p, --print-data-base Print make's internal database.
> AS> -q, --question Run no commands; exit status says if up to
> date.
> AS> -r, --no-builtin-rules Disable the built-in implicit rules.
> AS> -R, --no-builtin-variables Disable the built-in variable settings.
> AS> -s, --silent, --quiet Don't echo commands.
> AS> -S, --no-keep-going, --stop
> AS> Turns off -k.
> AS> -t, --touch Touch targets instead of remaking them.
> AS> -v, --version Print the version number of make and exit.
> AS> -w, --print-directory Print the current directory.
> AS> --no-print-directory Turn off -w, even if it was turned on
> implicitly.
> AS> -W FILE, --what-if=FILE, --new-file=FILE, --assume-new=FILE
> AS> Consider FILE to be infinitely new.
> AS> --warn-undefined-variables Warn when an undefined variable is referenced.
> AS>
> AS> This program built for i386-pc-solaris2.10
> AS> Report bugs to
> AS> gmake: *** [SOLARISX86] Error 2
> AS>
> AS> Thanks
> AS>
> --
> =======================================================================
> Axel Kohlmeyer
> Center for Molecular Modeling -- University of Pennsylvania
> Department of Chemistry, 231 S.34th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6323
> tel: 1-215-898-1582, fax: 1-215-573-6233, office-tel: 1-215-898-5425
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> If you make something idiot-proof, the universe creates a better idiot.