[ADMB Users] apple version sucks.

Johnoel Ancheta johnoel at hawaii.edu
Mon Nov 22 11:30:31 PST 2010

Hi Dave,

Thanks for the feedback.  I'll add the instructions to the
README.txt file.


On 11/21/10 1:03 AM, dave fournier wrote:
> Ben Bolker wrote:
> I can get it to run for me, but most mac users don;t know much
> and if it doesn;t just work out of the box it is a big pain in the
> ass to get them up and running. I mean trying to ocnvince someone
> the ADMB is a good solution for them doesn't go very far when they
> can't even install it so that it works. I think that on snow leopard
> we should but it in the users home directory say /Users/idiot
> leave its name the same but make a symbolic link to /Users/idiot/admb
> append the following two commands
> export ADMB_HOME=/Users/idiot/admb
> export PATH=${ADMB_HOME}/bin:${PATH}
> to /Users/idiot/.profile
> make sure the file permissions are correct and we can use admb from
> any terminal.  rationalize all the programs in admb/bin
> make sure it knows whether to compile for 32 or 64 bit
> put in a little apple specific README file  That would be a start.
>> On 10-11-20 08:01 PM, dave fournier wrote:
>>> why do we pretend to support apple. the apple version sucks.  we should
>>> get rid of it or fix it.
>>> ________________________________
>>   Can you be more specific?  Slow, crashy, ... ?  I haven't tried it but
>> am curious.
>>   Ben Bolker
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