[ADMB Users] failed installation

Weihai Liu liuweih at msu.edu
Mon May 14 18:58:59 PDT 2012

1. try to install admb on c:\admb instead of "program file" folder, admb
doesn't like spaces in the directory.
2. put c:\gnu\gcc\bin on path.
3. it seems admb10 was build on gcc4.5, which means your gcc345 was not on
target, you need gcc4.5 or later.


On Fri, May 11, 2012 at 11:02 AM, Heather Bowlby <heather.bowlby at yahoo.ca>wrote:

> Hello,
> I am a bit sheepish writing this because I have been successful at
> installing ADMB in the past.  I am using Windows (32 bit)
> I installed one of the older versions of the compiler - gcc345.zip and
> unzipped the files into c:\gnu\gcc (as suggested)
> To my path, I added ;c:\gnu\gcc so the whole line looked like:
> %SystemRoot%\system32;%SystemRoot%;%SystemRoot%\System32\Wbem;%SystemRoot%\ServiceDesk;C:\gnu\gcc
> Then I tried to install version 10.0 of admb because I didn't want the
> ADMB-IDE environment.
> I used all of the default settings during installation
> Opening the ADMB command prompt (MinGW GCC 4.5.0)
> The first message is:
> Set ADMB Home directory to C:\Program Files\ADMB
> The network path was not found
> Even though I can navigate to: C:\Program Files\ADMB on my computer
> I can change the directory to access the simple example
> C:\Program Files\ADMB> cd examples\admb\simple   gives
> C:\Program Files\ADMB\examples\admb\simple>
> When I try to run the program    >admb simple
> It does the **** parsing: simple.tpl
> **** compiling: adcomp  simple
> But after it writes the simple.cpp file, I get
> 'g++' is not recognized as an internal or external command,
> Operable program or batch file.
> Error: Failed to build executable
> Any help would be much appreciated.
> Thanks,
> Heather Bowlby
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