Instructions on Getting the Latest Q-Chem Binary Files
(last edited on 09/16/2012 by Zhengting Gan, email firstname.lastname@example.org for questions)
As you know Q-Chem is under active development and we strive to provide our customers the latest bug fixes and feature updates whenever they are available. This page provides the latest Q-Chem binary repository updated in a nearly daily basis. Please note that this is not 'nightly build' snapshot. All the binaries distributed here must pass our internal tests.
1. Download the latest Q-Chem binary here
2. On Linux, Mac and AIX systems please follow the instructions below
2a) unzip the binary using gunzip
2b) set the binary file execution bit using ' chmod a+x '
2c) copy the new binary to $QC/exe directory
2d) re-link qcprog.exe in $QC/exe directory to the new binary ('ln -sf new_binary qcprog.exe')
3. On Windows system you can unzip the file using utilities like winrar or 7-zip, and replace the previous qchem_s.exe or qchem_p.exe files in %QC%/exe directory with the new binary. You can simply use use your windows explorer to complete this task.
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