From: Rohit Goswami (haozeke_at_yandex.com)
Date: Fri Jun 19 2015 - 09:23:27 CDT

Same error in vmd. locale now produces (as expected)

LANG=en_US.UTF-8
LC_CTYPE="C"
LC_NUMERIC="C"
LC_TIME="C"
LC_COLLATE="C"
LC_MONETARY="C"
LC_MESSAGES="C"
LC_PAPER="C"
LC_NAME="C"
LC_ADDRESS="C"
LC_TELEPHONE="C"
LC_MEASUREMENT="C"
LC_IDENTIFICATION="C"
LC_ALL=C

19.06.2015, 19:51, "John Stone" <johns_at_ks.uiuc.edu>:
> What happens if you use "C" for LC_ALL?
>
> Cheers,
> John Stone
> vmd_at_ks.uiuc.edu
>
> On Fri, Jun 19, 2015 at 07:38:50PM +0530, Rohit Goswami wrote:
>> Well, the error pops up on start-up without anything being run...
>> The locale isn't set explicitly, but the LANG variable is set to en_US.UTF-8
>> What should the locale be set as?
>> On the terminal locale returns the following
>> LANG=en_US.UTF-8
>> LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8
>> LC_NUMERIC="en_US.UTF-8"
>> LC_TIME="en_US.UTF-8"
>> LC_COLLATE="en_US.UTF-8"
>> LC_MONETARY="en_US.UTF-8"
>> LC_MESSAGES="en_US.UTF-8"
>> LC_PAPER="en_US.UTF-8"
>> LC_NAME="en_US.UTF-8"
>> LC_ADDRESS="en_US.UTF-8"
>> LC_TELEPHONE="en_US.UTF-8"
>> LC_MEASUREMENT="en_US.UTF-8"
>> LC_IDENTIFICATION="en_US.UTF-8"
>> LC_ALL=
>>
>> Exporting LC_ALL="en_US.UTF-8" doesn't fix the problem either.
>> Thanks
>>
>> 19.06.2015, 19:12, "John Stone" <johns_at_ks.uiuc.edu>:
>> > Hi,
>> > I searched the code for that error, and it appears to be coming from
>> > the PME potential GUI plugin. I'm wondering if you have your LOCALE
>> > set to something unusual that is causing problems for that code?
>> >
>> > Does this error arise during VMD startup, or after you do something
>> > specific in the program?
>> >
>> > Cheers,
>> > John Stone
>> > vmd_at_ks.uiuc.edu
>> >
>> > On Fri, Jun 19, 2015 at 04:06:35PM +0530, Rohit Goswami wrote:
>> >> On every vmd start, I'm getting this persistent error, inspite of not using the PME electrostatics functions at all. I'm running an archlinux 64-bit machine with vmd 1.9.2
>> >>
>> >> PME Electrostatics Error
>> >>
>> >> Error updating the cell information:
>> >> missing operand at _@_
>> >> in expression ".... + 10.*0. + 0.*10. + _@_*"
>> >
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