SGI IRIX 5.3 or 6.2 best for xtallography software?
brad at helix0.chem.iastate.edu
Fri Jul 19 08:25:06 EST 1996
Tony Linden (alinden at oci.unizh.ch) wrote:
: Under 5.3, you can compile using the -elf or the -coff flags (or something
: similar, if am not sure exactly of the correct names). One of these was
: the old binary format used under system 4. The other was new under system
: 5, although 5 supported both types. System 6 only supports the newer
: binary format. Thus if your programs running under system 5 were compiled
: with the old flag, they must be recompiled in order to run under system
: 6. You might be pleasantly surprised to find a significant increase in
: program speed too.
: Hope this helps,
Ah yes, I remember now. We still have a 4D-35 server that is running IRIX
4.0.5 and I wanted to be able to run the CCP4 programs under that version as
well as 5.3. Thanks for the input. I guess the correct statement would be
that binaries from 4.0.5 are not transferable to 6.2. Thanks again.
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