ACEDB and macOSX

Simon Kelley srk at
Tue Jan 15 04:50:18 EST 2002

On 9 Jan 2002 11:40:19 -0000
Nicolas.Pollet at (Nicolas Pollet) wrote:

>   I got tace and xace to work on my mac running macOS10.1
>   I was wondering how you got them to compile.
> I got Fink and downloaded the necessary gtk+ and readline and XDarwin.
>   I set ACEDB_MACHINE to FreeBSD.
> I have my path including /sw/bin
> [localhost:/molbio/acedb_dir/ACEDB-source.4_9f Folder] nicolas% setenv 
> [localhost:/molbio/acedb_dir/ACEDB-source.4_9f Folder] nicolas% make 
> tace       making tace for FreeBSD
> cc -DACEDB4 -I/usr/X11R6/include  -I.. -I../wh -I../wstaden -DACEDB_GTK 
> -DFreeBSD -c -c messubs.c
> messubs.c:108: header file 'glib.h' not found
> cpp-precomp: warning: errors during smart preprocessing, retrying in 
> basic mode
> make[1]: *** [messubs.o] Error 1
> make: *** [tace] Error 2
> [localhost:/molbio/acedb_dir/ACEDB-source.4_9f Folder] nicolas% which 
> gtk-config glib-config
> /sw/bin/gtk-config
> /sw/bin/glib-config
> [localhost:/molbio/acedb_dir/ACEDB-source.4_9f Folder] nicolas% uname -a
> Darwin localhost 5.2 Darwin Kernel Version 5.2: Fri Dec  7 21:39:35 PST 
> 2001; root:xnu/xnu-201.14.obj~1/RELEASE_PPC  Power Macintosh powerpc
> [localhost:/molbio/acedb_dir/ACEDB-source.4_9f Folder] nicolas%
>   I am interested to try to compile the server, so if you have any news 
> on that topic, they are welcome.

Make sure you have the latest snapshot source tree, and use


That should work


Simon Kelley.  srk at  simon at  

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