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Old   January 15, 2010, 04:52
Default Choose paraview version by environment variable
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Dear all,

I use the pvFoam script to launch Paraview and the external parallel reader. This works find and has the advantage of being independent from OpenFOAM.
I want to update to Paraview 3.6.2 and there is no need to recompile paraFoam or anything else from the OF package. Now I want the user to have the choice of which pv to be used. This can be done by setting ParaView_VERSION.
However, etc/apps/paraview3/bashrc overwrites this setting:
Code:
export ParaView_VERSION=3.6.1
I propose to replace this line with:
Code:
: ${ParaView_VERSION:="3.6.1"}; export ParaView_VERSION
This makes it possible to choose paraview version by setting an environment variable before sourcing bashrc.

Regards BastiL
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Old   January 21, 2010, 01:16
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Hi Bastil

OpenFOAM comes with paraview 3.6.1 and I have downloaded the new paraview 3.6.2.

I have tried to modify the etc/apps/paraview3/bashrc with your suggestion and it still opens up with paraview 3.6.1 when I use "paraFoam"

Could you please explain a bit more about how to integrate the new paraview 3.6.2 with OpenFOAM 1.6?

Thanks a lot.
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Old   January 27, 2010, 11:21
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Thanks for the change. I've pushed something similar to 1.6.x. You now have

ParaView_MAJOR
ParaView_VERSION

which default to paraview-3.6 and 3.6.1.
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