installation of cp2k on linux mint machine

Matt W mattwa... at gmail.com
Thu Aug 30 11:35:39 CEST 2018


'ld: cannot find -lz'

zlib is missing. Something along the lines of

`apt-get install zlib1g-dev`

should fix things. The name of the library might be slightly different for 
you distro.

Matt

On Thursday, August 30, 2018 at 6:03:32 AM UTC+1, SS wrote:
>
>
> Hello thank you for your reply
>
> I am just posting last portion of make.log file
>
> /home/shyam/WORK/shyam/softwares/cp2k-5.1/tools/toolchain/install/binutils-2.28/bin/ld: 
> cannot find -lz
> collect2: error: ld returned 1 exit status
> Makefile:2911: recipe for target 'dummysizes' failed
> make[2]: *** [dummysizes] Error 1
> make[2]: *** Waiting for unfinished jobs....
> make[2]: Leaving directory 
> '/home/shyam/WORK/shyam/softwares/cp2k-5.1/tools/toolchain/build/scotch_6.0.0/src/libscotch'
> Makefile:55: recipe for target 'scotch' failed
> make[1]: *** [scotch] Error 2
> make[1]: Leaving directory 
> '/home/shyam/WORK/shyam/softwares/cp2k-5.1/tools/toolchain/build/scotch_6.0.0/src/libscotch'
> Makefile:93: recipe for target 'scotch' failed
> make: *** [scotch] Error 2
> I am unable to figure out what is the problem?Which library is missing. 
>
>
> On Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at 4:50:46 PM UTC+5:30, Matt W wrote:
>>
>> Hello,
>>
>> you will need to look in the build/scotch_6.0.0/src directory for the 
>> make.log file from ptscotch to see what the real error message is. 
>>
>> It is likely a preprossessing library that is not preinstalled in mint.
>>
>> Matt
>>
>> On Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at 12:05:52 PM UTC+1, SS wrote:
>>>
>>> I was trying to install cp2k on my linux mint OS. I downloaded the cp2k 
>>> file and prerequisites files from cp2k website and followed the instruction 
>>> given in readme file after unzipping the cp2k files.When i tried to install 
>>> the toolchain using 
>>>
>>> ./install_cp2k_toolchain.sh --install-all
>>> it was showing an error message as follows
>>>
>>> Installing from scratch into /home/shyam/WORK/shyam/softwares/cp2k-5.1/tools/toolchain/install/scotch-6.0.0
>>> ERROR: (/home/shyam/WORK/shyam/softwares/cp2k-5.1/tools/toolchain/scripts/install_ptscotch.sh, line 43) Non-zero exit code detected.
>>>
>>> I have all tar.gz files. I tried to install this from individual scotch_6.0.0.tar.gz file and it was not working
>>>
>>> I am new to the software and it would be helpful if someone can give a step by step installation guide.
>>>
>>> Thank you
>>>
>>>
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