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wilmbas July 30, 2009 05:48

Problems with paraview-3.6.1
Hi all,

after recognizing that OpenFOAM-1.6 was released I downloaded the OpenFOAM package and ThirdParty package, too. I succeed with compiling for gcc, qt (by ./makeGcc and ./makeQt) and openfoam (by ./Allwmake within the OpenFOAM-1.6 directory) without any problems at all. But after compiling ParaView (again by the make) running paraview and/or paraFoam I got the following error:

<$PROMPT>$ ./paraview
$HOME/OpenFOAM/ThirdParty-1.6/paraview-3.6.1/platforms/linuxGcc/bin/paraview-real: symbol lookup error: $HOME/OpenFOAM/ThirdParty-1.6/paraview-3.6.1/platforms/linuxGcc/bin/ undefined symbol: _ZN14QraphicsScene11eventFilterEP7QObjectP6QEvent

I used qt-x11-opensource-src-4.5.2 as the source for Qt within the ThirdParty-1.6 directory.

Does anyone know how to solve this problem?

Thanks in advance and kindly regards,

wilmbas July 30, 2009 08:07

Compiling problem solved
Hi all,

I changed qt-source from version 4.5.2 back to 4.3.5 than everything worked fine for me.


ehsan May 4, 2010 12:13

paraview error
Dear All,

I encounter the same error. Would you please help me? What do you mean by changing qt version?


wyldckat May 6, 2010 20:50

Greetings ehsan,

He means that you'll have to build using Qt 4.3.5. You can follow the instructions available at here: OpenFOAM README for version 1.6 - Qt and continue to read the whole document for the complete instructions.

Or if you wish for a more extensive step-by-step on how to build the whole lot (Qt 4.3.5 + Paraview 3.6.1) you can read this thread: New user needs help. It's a bit long, but it could prove to be indispensable ;)

Best regards and good luck!

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