X-plor on DEC Alpha OSF/1

Bob DuBose bobd at helium.uoregon.edu
Mon Nov 22 12:49:18 EST 1993

In article <2coj2c$daa at corax.udac.uu.se> gerard at rigel.bmc.uu.se (Gerard Kleijwegt) writes:
>We found a problem with allocating memory under OSF1.
>The problem was that XPLOR uses integer pointers into
>the heap, but on 64-bit machines integer*4 pointers
>won't do ... When we changed all integers to *8 it
>worked.  If you want more details, ask our local
>system manager, Erling Wikman: erling at xray.bmc.uu.se

Thanks to all who replied.  To summarize, patches can be obtained via
anonymous ftp from support.msi.com.  You need a valid x-plor license,
of course.  There are both Alpha OSF and Alpha OpenVMS patches as well
as copies of the x-plor newsletter.

Bob DuBose
Institute of Molecular Biology
University of Oregon
Eugene, OR   97403
bobd at uoxray.uoregon.edu
dubose at molbio.uoregon.edu

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