|September 18, 2009, 15:16||
Problems installin OpenFoam-1.5-dev in Ubuntu 8
Teresa Margarida Mata
Join Date: Sep 2009
Posts: 3Rep Power: 9
I am trying to install OpenFoam-1.5-dev in Ubuntu 8. I have downloaded the developer version from the svn repository, using the comand svn checkout <path of the version>. After that I downloaded the Third Party version from the OpenCFD website.
I have decompressed both packages with no problems. I also made the changes in the .bashrc file settings.ch file, after some errors were reported by the foamInstalationCheck utility.
Then, I tried to compile with no sucess. After analysing the errors, I identified some problems that terminate the compilation.
1- It looks like that flex is needed in order to perform the compilation. Am I right? I remenber when I compiled version 1.5 I did not need it, but, of course, versions are different. The error message that I got that made me think that is the following
SOURCE=triSurface/interfaces/STL/readSTLASCII.L ; flex --c++ -f $SOURCE ; mv lex.yy.cc Make/linuxGccDPOpt/readSTLASCII.C ; g++ -m32 -Dlinux -DDP -DFOAM_DEV_REVISION_NUMBER=1433 -Wall -Wno-strict-aliasing -Wextra -Wno-unused-parameter -Wold-style-cast -O3 -DNoRepository -ftemplate-depth-40 -I/home/titio/OpenFOAM/ThirdParty/zlib-1.2.3 -IlnInclude -I. -I/home/titio/OpenFOAM/OpenFOAM-1.5-dev/src/OpenFOAM/lnInclude -I/home/titio/OpenFOAM/OpenFOAM-1.5-dev/src/OSspecific/Unix/lnInclude -fPIC -pthread -c Make/linuxGccDPOpt/readSTLASCII.C -o Make/linuxGccDPOpt/readSTLASCII.o
/bin/sh: flex: not found.
Besides flew, what other software I need that is not included in the Third Party Software?
2 - I noticed that many of compilation commands failed because libraries, like for example libfiniteVolume.so, could not be found. I think this problem is due to the flex problem. A typical error of this kind is
+ wmake libso meshTools
/usr/bin/ld: cannot find -ltriSurface
collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
make: *** [/home/titio/OpenFOAM/OpenFOAM-1.5-dev/lib/linuxGccDPOpt/libmeshTools.so] Error 1
Can anyone help me out here. I am reading other posts concerning but I can not figure out what is going on.
Good weekend to all and thanks in advance,
|September 19, 2009, 03:49||
Join Date: Mar 2009
Posts: 383Rep Power: 11
1. The actual compilation of OpenFOAM needs some extra packages. Just look for and install the packages with "sudo apt-get" or Synaptic packege manager:
Hope this is of any help. Just post following errors (if you get any ).
|September 23, 2009, 10:50||
Everything compiled O.K, after four hours in my PC. Thanks,
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