Makefile for Linux 64

Guillaume Flandin gflandin at FIL.ION.UCL.AC.UK
Wed Apr 15 12:27:10 CEST 2009

Dear Jim,

some 64bit Linux MEX files for SPM2 are available from here:

The website mentioned in previous email is the SPM wikibooks:

I also attach a SPM2 Makefile that contains instructions for Linux64
compilation, in case the provided compiled MEX files do not work on your

Best regards,

Jim Li wrote:
> Dear FTer:
> We're thinking of buying a 64-bit Quad-core PC w/ big memory(>=16GB), then
> install a Linux OS (CentOS 4) and run Fieldtrip on it. According to the first
> question asked by Christine below, there seems to be a problem w/ SPM2. Is
> that still an issue or is it solved by now? Are there any other issues to pay
> attention to w/ 64-bit linux?
> Thanks a lot,
> Jim
> On Tue, 18 Sep 2007 17:03:59 +0200, Christine Tillmann <tillmann at MPIH-
>> Hi,
>> we are trying to get the fieldtrip beamforming on our linux 64 bit
>> systems going. As we understand it, there is currently no way around
>> using spm2. Spm2's mex files however are not compiled for linux 64 bit
>> and the makefile that's available on the web suffers from the tab/space
>> delimiter problem.
>> Does anyone have a makefile for spm2 that works on linux 64 bit?
>> Or, else is there a way around spm2? E.g. by using the output of
>> mriviewer and the localspheres command directly? Or by beamforming in
>> CTF and feeding its output to sourcestatistics?
>> And one last thing: does anyone use the mri files from trhe
>> CTF-MRIviewer that came with version 5.4.0 yet?
>> Thanks,
>> Christine

Guillaume Flandin, PhD
Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging
University College London
12 Queen Square
London WC1N 3BG

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