From: John Stone (
Date: Thu Nov 22 2018 - 09:12:31 CST

  I built and ran VMD with CUDA 10 without any errors or
segfaults during August. The current source code should be
CUDA 10-ready unless I accidentally broke something very recently.
If you can send me both your compilation logs and/or describe
how you're getting crashes that'd be great. If you can run VMD
under 'gdb' and catch the crash with a traceback, that'd be even better.

The only 'dangerous' issues I'm aware of with CUDA 10 are that there's
a long standing bug that still isn't fixed in Thrust that VMD contains
a workaround for (since CUDA 9.0), but I added #ifdefs for that a few
months back and VMD should be using the workaround for the known problem.


On Thu, Nov 22, 2018 at 01:47:27PM +0100, Jrme Hnin wrote:
> Hi,
> Does anyone have experience with building VMD with CUDA 10? That's the
> only supported release on Ubuntu 18, and building with that, I get either
> erroneous display or segfaults when using QuickSurf.
> If CUDA 10 is supposed to be supported, I'll send a more complete report.
> If not, I'll try to use CUDA 9.2.
> Thanks,
> Jerome

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