Released December 20, 2016
ADMB source build and usage procedures for Unix operating systems such as Linux, MacOS, Solaris and BSD.
The following programs should be installed on the local computer.
Supported C++ compiler for Unix
Note — For MacOS, install XCode with command line tools includes all the prerequistes.
Open a Terminal window
Download ADMB source distribution
Download ADMB source distribution admb-11.6-src.zip.
Use the command below to extract contents of zip file to ~/admb/.
[~]$ unzip admb-11.6-src.zip
Alternative — Use Git client (see command below) to download directly from ADMB version control repository.
[~]$ git clone https://github.com/admb-project/admb.git
This will download latest source repository to ~/admb/.
Build ADMB source
Change to admb directory.
[~]$ cd admb
To build ADMB, use the commands below.
If debug symbols are needed, use the commands below.
[~/admb/]$ make debug
Note — When the build is completed, ~/admb/build/dist/ is the binary distribution directory.
In the Terminal window, use the steps below to build and run the simple example.
Change to simple example directory.
[~/admb/]$ cd examples/admb/simple
Build simple example.
[~/admb/examples/admb/simple/]$ ~/admb/admb simple.tpl
Note — For MinGW-Msys and Cygwin shells, use the ‘admb.sh’ script.
[~/admb/examples/admb/simple/]$ ~/admb/admb.sh simple.tpl
Run simple example.
Read manuals for more information.
Optional — Multi-User Installation
Installs binary distribution folder to /usr/local/ as super-user.
[~/admb/]$ sudo make install
Build and run the simple example without the directory prefix.
[~/admb/]$ cd examples/admb/simple [~/admb/examples/admb/simple/]$ admb simple.tpl [~/admb/examples/admb/simple/]$ ./simple
If unable to build simple example, then use the Manual Installation below.
Alternative — Manual Installation
Copy binary distribution folder to /usr/local/ as super-user.
[~/admb/]$ sudo cp -Rvf build/dist /usr/local/admb
Note — The dist folder can be copied to other computers with similar configurations.
Create symlink to main admb script. Directory /usr/local/bin/ should already exist.
[~/admb/]$ sudo ln -sf /usr/local/admb/admb /usr/local/bin/admb
For help and support, contact email@example.com.