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[NMusers] NONMEM installation error on OS X EI Capitan

From: Tingjie Guo <>
Date: Thu, 22 Oct 2015 00:04:16 +0800

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

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

*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.txtInstallation 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


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

Received on Wed Oct 21 2015 - 12:04:16 EDT

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