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EGO, roundtrip and Linkback 

There has been considerable discussion on the Cambridgesoft forums about a number of problems for users that have arisen with the upgrades to both the Mac OS X operating system and the latest version of ChemBioDraw. One of the major problems that is that when…

Security Memory Performance 

With help from a friend, Mark Bellon, I ran a wide variety of tests on several different MacPro configurations. These benchmarks were designed to test the performance of the system on jobs with a large variation in their memory usage. For now, I’m only including…

MacResearch: Science Related Requests for Apple 

Update: The Tri-Cameral meeting starts this Wednesday and to date we’ve only received ~30 responses. This is a perfect opportunity for scientists to get their requests heard by Apple. Apple takes these meetings very seriously. How seriously? Enough that they will send Bertrand Serlet, Apple’s Senior…

LAPACK/BLAS from FORTRAN on 10.6 

Dear all, since updating to 10.6, I’ve been struggling with strange crashes in connection with LAPACK/BLAS routines used in my C++ code, when using the Apple LAPACK and BLAS. They are strange in this sense, that I get a “Bus error” in a reproducible fashion,…

gfortran for Leopard 

I have gfortran and gcc 4.3 binaries ready for Leopard using current snapshot GCC sources. Dave has created an installer package for the gfortran binary. This includes separate PowerPC and Intel binaries. Note that this installer does NOT include the XCode plug-in for gfortran. You can get it from here: MacResearch gfortran Installer You can…