Oh boy! Yes my CPU is an Athlon XP 2500+ so that may be why gcc 4.6.3 won't work. My reason for not buying a new computer with Windows 7 or 8 is that there is not yet sufficient reason to do so.

Anna, what is the combination you referred to? Do you list that info on your site? I see instructions for compiling QMC2 but not MESS. At least what I see does not seem to be what I need to build MESS.

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