[Chimera-users] yet another binary plugin question

Charlie Moad cwmoad at gmail.com
Thu Jan 5 12:02:09 PST 2006

Well that didn't work.  I am building the exact same way I do with
10.4 (except with all 1.2184 instead of 1.2186).  I am attaching the
error output, but I am guessing it won't help too much.

On 1/5/06, Thomas Goddard <goddard at cgl.ucsf.edu> wrote:
> Hi Charlie,
>   Our Chimera 1.2186 snapshot was compiled on Mac OS 10.4 and will not
> work on Mac OS 10.3 or earlier OS versions.
>   Our Chimera 1.2184 release was compiled on Mac OS 10.2 and works on
> Mac OS 10.2, 10.3 and 10.4.2.  It does not work on Mac OS 10.4.3
> because of a C++ exception that we are still trying to figure out.
>   If you compile a Python module on Mac OS 10.3 using our Mac OS 10.2
> compiled Chimera you may run into compiler incompatibilities since 10.2
> and 10.3 use different versions of gcc.  If your module uses any C++ code
> there will almost certainly be incompatibility.  My guess is that your
> problem is somehow related to this.
>   I just put the Chimera 1.2184 headers files for Mac on our web site.
> Maybe that is the problem since you used 1.2183 headers to build against
> our 1.2184 Chimera.  But I don't think this is the problem.
>   It may be that the only solution is for you to compile your module on
> Mac OS 10.2, or for us to provide a Mac OS 10.3 build of Chimera.
>   We are working on bringing some sanity to the multiple flavors of Chimera
> on Mac OS.  We do not have a single version that works on 10.4.3 and earlier
> Mac OS versions.  And we are looking ahead to how we will support Intel Macs.
> And we would like to try (again) an Aqua version of Chimera (no X windows).
>         Tom
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