|September 26, 2012, 06:57||
Installation Problem with ParaView 3.12.0 on Scientific Linux 5.7
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Being a newbie in Linux I am trying to install Openfoam-ParaView on Scientific Linux 5.7. I would be grateful to a forum member who could provide me with a hint to solve a problem with ParaView 3.12.0 installation.
I have to compile OpenFOAM and ParaView from source packages. After downloading OpenFOAM-2.1.1.tgz and ThirdParty-2.1.1.tgz, unpacking them I have finally succeeded in compiling OpenFOAM (after installing gcc-4.7.1).
Now, however, I am struggling with the compilation process of ParaView. First, I installed cmake (version 2.8.9) and Qt (version 4.7.3). Nevertheless, something is still wrong with the installation process of ParaView. I attach the make.log file and would be very grateful if someone could tell me what the problem is and how I can manage it.
|September 26, 2012, 09:53||
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perhaps this is no the answer you expected and I think there are others who can help you here.
But if you canīt manage it to install Paraview, you can download the binaries from the homepage and work with these.
|September 28, 2012, 06:06||
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Greetings to all!
@Wley: I've been testing and writing instructions on how to build OpenFOAM and ParaView in several Linux Distributions. Last night I finished writing instructions for CentOS 5.8 + OpenFOAM 2.1.1 and ParaView 3.12.0: http://openfoamwiki.net/index.php/In...HEL#CentOS_5.8
But there are big differences in versions, at least related to Gcc and Qt. Since you're trying to build with Gcc 4.7.1, ParaView needs a small fix:
cd $WM_THIRD_PARTY_DIR sed -i -e 's/ClearAndSelect = Clear | Select/ClearAndSelect = static_cast<int>(Clear) | static_cast<int>(Select)/' \ ParaView-3.12.0/Qt/Core/pqServerManagerSelectionModel.h
As for Qt: it's better to use Qt 4.6.4, because there is a very annoying bug in Qt 4.7.3: https://bugreports.qt-project.org/browse/QTBUG-18910
You'll find on the first link on this post instructions for easily getting and building Qt 4.6.4 and ParaView with. Along with the fix I mentioned afterwards, you should get a working installation after a few hours of compiling
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