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Old   March 3, 2014, 18:42
Default environment variables are inconsistent - openFOAM-2.2.0 on mac mavericks
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hello please i need some help, i have followed the exact same procedure on mac os mavericks and when ever i get to stage where i type:

source bashrc , i get the following results:

Using paraview in directory /Applications/

after following the next step of cd ~ and vi .profile and entering the source code as shown bellow:

source ~/OpenFOAM/OpenFOAM-2.2.0/etc/bashrc
".profile" 2L, 45C

then press esc and type :wq
close the terminal and launch a new window, i dont seem to get the :
using paraview in director /Applications/, inorder to proceed to the next step..

i also get this results when i continue:
nasirs-imac:~ nasiryakubu$ cd OpenFOAM
nasirs-imac:OpenFOAM nasiryakubu$ ls -lstr
total 8
0 drwxr-xr-x@ 3 nasiryakubu staff 102 13 Jan 08:46
8 lrwxr-xr-x 1 nasiryakubu staff 22 3 Mar 19:30 OpenFOAM-v2.2 -> /Volumes/OpenFOAM-v2.2
0 drwxr-xr-x 10 nasiryakubu staff 612 3 Mar 20:19 OpenFOAM-2.2.0
0 drwxr-xr-x@ 7 nasiryakubu staff 816 3 Mar 22:30 ThirdParty-2.2.0
nasirs-imac:OpenFOAM nasiryakubu$ cd OpenFOAM-2.2.0
nasirs-imac:OpenFOAM-2.2.0 nasiryakubu$ ./Allwmake
./Allwmake: line 4: wmakeCheckPwd: command not found
Error: Current directory is not $WM_PROJECT_DIR
The environment variables are inconsistent with the installation.
Check the OpenFOAM entries in your dot-files and source them.
nasirs-imac:OpenFOAM-2.2.0 nasiryakubu

please if anyone can help, i would really appreciate it.

kind regards
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