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RE: NONMEM installation error on OS X EI Capitan

From: Bauer, Robert <Robert.Bauer>
Date: Sat, 24 Oct 2015 17:41:10 +0000

Alison Boeckmann will attempt to install El Capitan on her Mac to determine what needs to be done.

Meanwhile, did you also update to the corresponding version of Xcode?

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From: owner-nmusers sers
Sent: Wednesday, October 21, 2015 9:04 AM
To: nmusers om
Subject: [NMusers] NONMEM installation error on OS X EI Capitan

Dear NMusers,

Recently I upgraded my Mac to OS X EI Capitan, yet this broke the installation of NONMEM like last year when I upgraded my Mac to Yosemite. I tried to reinstall NONMEM but with error. The following is how I did.

1) I prefer to take gcc/gfortran binaries from High Performance Computing for Mac OS X (<>). The latest gcc/gfortran 5.2 for EI Capitan were installed by command sudo tar -xvf gcc-5.2-bin.tar.gz -C / and sudo tar -xvf gfortran-5.2-bin.tar.gz -C /. This step was successful. I tested in terminal by running gfortran -v, it showed the right returns.

2) Then I tried to install NONMEM by command sudo /bin/bash setup73 [NONMEM source path] [Target path] gfortran y /opt/local/bin/ar same rec i unzip<><>.

When it came to Step 10. Build NONMEM archive nm/nonmem.a, it showed like this:

Step 10. Build NONMEM archive nm/nonmem.a
NMTRAN.exe was not created

Please look for error messages in /opt/nm73/compilemsgs.txt and /opt/nm73/finishmsgs.txt
Installation Aborted

The attachments are compilemsgs.txt and finishmsgs.txt. I'm not very clear about the error messages, it seems that there is still something wrong with gcc/gfortran. There is nothing different in setting gcc/gfortran this time compare to before. So I have no idea about this issue.
Is there any experience about this problem? And any advice would be appreciated.


Tingjie Guo
M.S. Candidate
Peking University/Pfizer Pharmacometrics Education Centre
Department of Pharmaceutics, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Peking University, Beijing, China
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