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msekandi1 June 21, 2006 07:05

Hi, I'm new to foam and I h

I'm new to foam and I have a problem running the dnsFoam tutorial and the ChannelOodles tutorial. I can construct the mesh and the tutorial will run. However, when I try to load up paraview to look at the results I get the following error message:

--> FOAM FATAL ERROR : Not implemented

From function void CyclicPointPatchField<patchfield,>::evaluate ()
in file /home/dm2/henry/OpenFOAM/OpenFOAM-1.3/src/OpenFOAM/lnInclude/CyclicPointPatchFie ld.C at line 187.

FOAM aborting

/home/msekandi/OpenFOAM/linux/paraview-2.4.2/lib/paraview-2.4/paraview-real: symbol lookup error: /hom e/msekandi/OpenFOAM/OpenFOAM-1.3/lib/linuxGcc4DPOpt/ undefined symbol: cplus_demangle

Any assistance would be much appreciated.


Michael Sekandi

luca June 21, 2006 07:50

Hi Michael, Simply commen
Hi Michael,

Simply comments from line 183-187 in the file $FOAM_SRC/OpenFOAM/lnInclude/CyclicPointPatchFie ld.C

and recompile


msekandi1 June 21, 2006 09:31

Hi Luca, I tried this solut
Hi Luca,

I tried this solution but it failed and I got the same error message again.

I'm not sure what's wrong with the code.


luca June 21, 2006 09:51

Hi Michael, this is the rig
Hi Michael,

this is the right way. I have encountered the same problem.

See also


msekandi1 June 23, 2006 08:39

Hi, I have tried and tried

I have tried and tried again, and still am encountering the same fatal error with ParaView for the dns and stressedfem tutorials. I think it's a path problem but I don't know what to do if it is.


hjasak June 23, 2006 13:27

Nope: you need to rebuild the
Nope: you need to rebuild the OpenFOAM library after you have done the stuff described above:

wmake libso



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