ADMB Installation Mac XCode

Describes the installation procedure for the MacOS package installer.

Prerequistes

Apple Developer Tools (XCode) must be installed from http://developer.apple.com/xcode/.

Procedure

Download the 32 or 64 bit MacOS dmg file from the downloads tab of this website. Open ADMB dmg file. In the mounted disk image “ADMB 11”, copy “ADMB-11 Terminal” to the “Applications” folder.

Quick Start

Describes the procedure for building and running the ADMB simple example.

  1. Open Terminal located in /Applications/Utilities, then type admb for Usage options.
  2. Copy the “simple” model from the examples directory.

    $ cp -R /usr/local/admb/examples/admb/simple .
    
  3. Must change to the copied simple directory.

    $ cd simple
    
  4. Build the simple example.

    $ admb simple
    
  5. Run the simple example.

    $ ./simple
    
  6. If those commands give output like that shown in the screenshot below, your installation is a success. Consult the ADMB manual for description of the simple output files. screenshot of testing installation on a Mac