Does the existing fink pymol not work for you?

You can look at it's info file for guidance on building on Mac if you want your own build.


On Aug 11, 2011, at 12:15 PM, Matthias Schmidt <> wrote:


I downloaded PyMol from
and tried to compile it with /sw/bin/python2.7 build

The compilation works fine, but when it comes to linking, I get an error related to undefined symbols in an OpenGL library wrapper.

Do you have any advice on how to compile Pymol succesfully on a Mac (SnowLeopard, with XCode and Fink) or how to solve the linking error? I have installed Glew using fink and so I have the following files in sw/


I use /opt/local/bin/i686-apple-darwin10-g++-4.0.1 from ports as compiler. 

Nevertheless, I don't manage to get it compiled.


Structural Bioinformatics and Computational Biochemistry Unit
Dept. of Biochemistry
University of Oxford

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