David Womble dwomble at cmb.biosci.wayne.edu
Thu Jul 3 15:28:31 EST 1997

Andy Vierstraete (andy.vierstraete at rug.ac.be) wrote:
: TBerke at CHKD.COM ("Berke, Tamas") wrote:
: >Dear Colleagues:
: >When I try to compile the clustalw files on my machine (Solaris 2.5.1),
: >I receive the following message:
: >make: Fatal error: Don't know how to make target `clustalw.c`
: >Can anyone help me with this problem?
: I had also a lot of problems with installing clustalw.  You have to
: compile it with 'make -f makefile.sun'.  One little problem : it
: didn't work.  You have to open te file 'makefile.sun' with a text
: editor...{snip}

The latest version (1.7) I picked up didn't have a makefile.sun file
in the package, so I just copied makefile to makefile.sun and 
edited it so that CC points to gcc:

CC      = gcc

Then run 'make -f makefile.sun' and all is great (Sun Solaris 2.5.1,
GNU gcc compiler).

The announcement for version 1.7 is elsewhere among these posts.


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