[Chimera-users] Mac OS X 10.4.3 update breaks Chimera

Eric Pettersen pett at cgl.ucsf.edu
Thu Nov 3 20:15:22 PST 2005

Okay, there is version available for download (1.2185) that works on 
all versions of 10.4 (only).  Version 1.2184 runs on 10.2 through 
10.4.2.  The two versions are otherwise identical.  Please let us know 
about any problems you find with these.  Thanks!


On Nov 2, 2005, at 10:26 AM, Eric Pettersen wrote:

> Hi,
>         The 10.4.3 update to OS X breaks a significant amount of 
> Chimera functionality.  Attempts to use that functionality cause 
> Chimera to exit.  In particular, for structures that contain residues 
> other than the standard amino/nucleic acids or water, anything that 
> directly or indirectly makes Chimera determine atom types will cause 
> the failure.  Such things include adding hydrogens, finding hydrogen 
> bonds, and going into ball-and-stick or sphere representation (the 
> atom sizes are based on atom types) -- though stick-only mode is okay.
>  We are working on a fix.  Until we have one, you will have to weigh 
> the improvements offered by 10.4.3 against the loss of Chimera 
> functionality.  I'll send mail to the list as soon as there are 
> developments.
> --Eric
>                         Eric Pettersen
>                         UCSF Computer Graphics Lab
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