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Old   October 14, 2013, 12:10
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Hi all,

I can not open an ascii stl file. Therefor I got the following error:
Code:
ERROR: In /home/shorty/software/ParaView-3.14.1-Source/VTK/IO/vtkSTLReader.cxx, line 446
vtkSTLReader (0x2959910): STLReader error reading file: /home/shorty/OpenFOAM/shorty-2.2.x/run/schichtspeicher/cad/outlet.stl Premature EOF while reading end solid.


*** glibc detected *** ./bin/paraview: double free or corruption (!prev): 0x000000000294c960 ***
======= Backtrace: =========
/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libc.so.6(+0x7eb96)[0x7ff63d3a6b96]
/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libc.so.6(fclose+0x155)[0x7ff63d396815]
/home/shorty/software/ParaView-3.14.1-bin/bin/libvtkIO.so.pv3.14(_ZN12vtkSTLReader11RequestDataEP14vtkInformationPP20vtkInformationVectorS3_+0x712)[0x7ff6376b53cc]
/home/shorty/software/ParaView-3.14.1-bin/bin/libvtkFiltering.so.pv3.14(_ZN20vtkPolyDataAlgorithm14ProcessRequestEP14vtkInformationPP20vtkInformationVectorS3_+0x5e)[0x7ff638816232]
/home/shorty/software/ParaView-3.14.1-bin/bin/libvtkPVVTKExtensions.so(_ZN19vtkFileSeriesReader11RequestDataEP14vtkInformationPP20vtkInformationVectorS3_+0x85)[0x7ff63a1cccab]
/home/shorty/software/ParaView-3.14.1-bin/bin/libvtkPVVTKExtensions.so(_ZN19vtkFileSeriesReader14ProcessRequestEP14vtkInformationPP20vtkInformationVectorS3_+0x1eb)[0x7ff63a1cc36b]
/home/shorty/software/ParaView-3.14.1-bin/bin/libvtkFiltering.so.pv3.14(_ZN12vtkExecutive13CallAlgorithmEP14vtkInformationiPP20vtkInformationVectorS3_+0x87)[0x7ff63869a6b5]
/home/shorty/software/ParaView-3.14.1-bin/bin/libvtkFiltering.so.pv3.14(_ZN23vtkDemandDrivenPipeline11ExecuteDataEP14vtkInformationPP20vtkInformationVectorS3_+0x6f)[0x7ff638682ef3]
/home/shorty/software/ParaView-3.14.1-bin/bin/libvtkFiltering.so.pv3.14(_ZN24vtkCompositeDataPipeline11ExecuteDataEP14vtkInformationPP20vtkInformationVectorS3_+0x2ca)[0x7ff638653820]
/home/shorty/software/ParaView-3.14.1-bin/bin/libvtkFiltering.so.pv3.14(_ZN23vtkDemandDrivenPipeline14ProcessRequestEP14vtkInformationPP20vtkInformationVectorS3_+0x517)[0x7ff6386825b1]
/home/shorty/software/ParaView-3.14.1-bin/bin/libvtkFiltering.so.pv3.14(_ZN32vtkStreamingDemandDrivenPipeline14ProcessRequestEP14vtkInformationPP20vtkInformationVectorS3_+0x714)[0x7ff63889cce0]
/home/shorty/software/ParaView-3.14.1-bin/bin/libvtkFiltering.so.pv3.14(_ZN24vtkCompositeDataPipeline14ProcessRequestEP14vtkInformationPP20vtkInformationVectorS3_+0x477)[0x7ff638653013]
/home/shorty/software/ParaView-3.14.1-bin/bin/libvtkFiltering.so.pv3.14(_ZN24vtkCompositeDataPipeline15ForwardUpstreamEP14vtkInformation+0x57c)[0x7ff638652a9a]
/home/shorty/software/ParaView-3.14.1-bin/bin/libvtkFiltering.so.pv3.14(_ZN23vtkDemandDrivenPipeline14ProcessRequestEP14vtkInformationPP20vtkInformationVectorS3_+0x482)[0x7ff63868251c]
/home/shorty/software/ParaView-3.14.1-bin/bin/libvtkFiltering.so.pv3.14(_ZN32vtkStreamingDemandDrivenPipeline14ProcessRequestEP14vtkInformationPP20vtkInformationVectorS3_+0x714)[0x7ff63889cce0]
/home/shorty/software/ParaView-3.14.1-bin/bin/libvtkFiltering.so.pv3.14(_ZN24vtkCompositeDataPipeline14ProcessRequestEP14vtkInformationPP20vtkInformationVectorS3_+0x477)[0x7ff638653013]
/home/shorty/software/ParaView-3.14.1-bin/bin/libvtkFiltering.so.pv3.14(_ZN23vtkDemandDrivenPipeline10UpdateDataEi+0x2d8)[0x7ff638682cba]
/home/shorty/software/ParaView-3.14.1-bin/bin/libvtkFiltering.so.pv3.14(_ZN32vtkStreamingDemandDrivenPipeline6UpdateEi+0xd6)[0x7ff63889cefe]
/home/shorty/software/ParaView-3.14.1-bin/bin/libvtkPVServerImplementation.so(_ZN16vtkSISourceProxy14UpdatePipelineEidb+0x17f)[0x7ff63bee4c53]
/home/shorty/software/ParaView-3.14.1-bin/bin/libvtkPVServerImplementationCS.so(_Z23vtkSISourceProxyCommandP26vtkClientServerInterpreterP13vtkObjectBasePKcRK21vtkClientServerStreamRS5_+0x6c4)[0x7ff632612d67]
/home/shorty/software/ParaView-3.14.1-bin/bin/libvtkPVServerImplementationCS.so(_Z33vtkSIFileSeriesReaderProxyCommandP26vtkClientServerInterpreterP13vtkObjectBasePKcRK21vtkClientServerStreamRS5_+0x4c0)[0x7ff63260a363]
/home/shorty/software/ParaView-3.14.1-bin/bin/libvtkClientServer.so(_ZN26vtkClientServerInterpreter20ProcessCommandInvokeERK21vtkClientServerStreami+0x18e)[0x7ff636f58cd4]
/home/shorty/software/ParaView-3.14.1-bin/bin/libvtkClientServer.so(_ZN26vtkClientServerInterpreter17ProcessOneMessageERK21vtkClientServerStreami+0x135)[0x7ff636f58405]
/home/shorty/software/ParaView-3.14.1-bin/bin/libvtkClientServer.so(_ZN26vtkClientServerInterpreter13ProcessStreamERK21vtkClientServerStream+0x2f)[0x7ff636f5829f]
/home/shorty/software/ParaView-3.14.1-bin/bin/libvtkPVServerImplementation.so(_ZN16vtkPVSessionCore21ExecuteStreamInternalERK21vtkClientServerStreamb+0xdb)[0x7ff63be9c6ff]
/home/shorty/software/ParaView-3.14.1-bin/bin/libvtkPVServerImplementation.so(_ZN16vtkPVSessionCore13ExecuteStreamEjRK21vtkClientServerStreamb+0x1f2)[0x7ff63be9c502]
/home/shorty/software/ParaView-3.14.1-bin/bin/libvtkPVServerImplementation.so(_ZN16vtkPVSessionBase13ExecuteStreamEjRK21vtkClientServerStreamb+0x5e)[0x7ff63be98e46]
/home/shorty/software/ParaView-3.14.1-bin/bin/libvtkPVServerManager.so(_ZN10vtkSMProxy13ExecuteStreamERK21vtkClientServerStreambj+0xad)[0x7ff63c52c827]
/home/shorty/software/ParaView-3.14.1-bin/bin/libvtkPVServerManager.so(_ZN15vtkSMOutputPort22UpdatePipelineInternalEdb+0x21e)[0x7ff63c50c0ee]
/home/shorty/software/ParaView-3.14.1-bin/bin/libvtkPVServerManager.so(_ZN15vtkSMOutputPort14UpdatePipelineEd+0x34)[0x7ff63c50bece]
/home/shorty/software/ParaView-3.14.1-bin/bin/libvtkPVServerManager.so(_ZN16vtkSMSourceProxy14UpdatePipelineEd+0x7a)[0x7ff63c58dcb0]
/home/shorty/software/ParaView-3.14.1-bin/bin/libpqCore.so(_ZN16pqPipelineSource14updatePipelineEv+0x60)[0x7ff63ef46ffe]
/home/shorty/software/ParaView-3.14.1-bin/bin/libpqCore.so(_ZNK15pqDisplayPolicy20getPreferredViewTypeEP12pqOutputPortb+0x8c)[0x7ff63eefc812]
/home/shorty/software/ParaView-3.14.1-bin/bin/libpqCore.so(_ZNK15pqDisplayPolicy16getPreferredViewEP12pqOutputPortP6pqView+0x4d)[0x7ff63eefcc95]
/home/shorty/software/ParaView-3.14.1-bin/bin/libpqCore.so(_ZNK15pqDisplayPolicy29createPreferredRepresentationEP12pqOutputPortP6pqViewb+0xab)[0x7ff63eefcf5b]
/home/shorty/software/ParaView-3.14.1-bin/bin/libpqComponents.so(_ZN23pqObjectInspectorWidget4showEP16pqPipelineSource+0xaa)[0x7ff63f56efd0]
/home/shorty/software/ParaView-3.14.1-bin/bin/libpqComponents.so(_ZN23pqObjectInspectorWidget6acceptEv+0x255)[0x7ff63f56e28f]
/home/shorty/software/ParaView-3.14.1-bin/bin/libpqComponents.so(+0x3bce07)[0x7ff63f66ce07]
/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libQtCore.so.4(_ZN11QMetaObject8activateEP7QObjectPKS_iPPv+0x2b1)[0x7ff63dd8f281]
/home/shorty/software/ParaView-3.14.1-bin/bin/libpqComponents.so(_ZN24pqApplyPropertiesManager5applyEv+0x29)[0x7ff63f663187]
/home/shorty/software/ParaView-3.14.1-bin/bin/libpqComponents.so(_ZN24pqApplyPropertiesManager15applyPropertiesEv+0x5c)[0x7ff63f4720ea]
/home/shorty/software/ParaView-3.14.1-bin/bin/libpqComponents.so(+0x3b3034)[0x7ff63f663034]
/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libQtCore.so.4(_ZN11QMetaObject8activateEP7QObjectPKS_iPPv+0x2b1)[0x7ff63dd8f281]
/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libQtGui.so.4(_ZN15QAbstractButton7clickedEb+0x32)[0x7ff63e933c72]
/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libQtGui.so.4(+0x599a4e)[0x7ff63e671a4e]
/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libQtGui.so.4(+0x59ad8b)[0x7ff63e672d8b]
/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libQtGui.so.4(_ZN15QAbstractButton17mouseReleaseEventEP11QMouseEvent+0x8c)[0x7ff63e672ffc]
/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libQtGui.so.4(_ZN7QWidget5eventEP6QEvent+0x684)[0x7ff63e2f4144]
/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libQtGui.so.4(_ZN19QApplicationPrivate13notify_helperEP7QObjectP6QEvent+0xb4)[0x7ff63e2a3894]
/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libQtGui.so.4(_ZN12QApplication6notifyEP7QObjectP6QEvent+0xabf)[0x7ff63e2a90bf]
/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libQtCore.so.4(_ZN16QCoreApplication14notifyInternalEP7QObjectP6QEvent+0x8c)[0x7ff63dd7ae9c]
/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libQtGui.so.4(_ZN19QApplicationPrivate14sendMouseEventEP7QWidgetP11QMouseEventS1_S1_PS1_R8QPointerIS0_Eb+0x172)[0x7ff63e2a4862]
/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libQtGui.so.4(+0x24bbf5)[0x7ff63e323bf5]
/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libQtGui.so.4(_ZN12QApplication15x11ProcessEventEP7_XEvent+0xdce)[0x7ff63e322bae]
/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libQtGui.so.4(+0x2740d2)[0x7ff63e34c0d2]
/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libglib-2.0.so.0(g_main_context_dispatch+0x133)[0x7ff636827d53]
/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libglib-2.0.so.0(+0x480a0)[0x7ff6368280a0]
/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libglib-2.0.so.0(g_main_context_iteration+0x34)[0x7ff636828164]
/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libQtCore.so.4(_ZN20QEventDispatcherGlib13processEventsE6QFlagsIN10QEventLoop17ProcessEventsFlagEE+0x6f)[0x7ff63ddaa3bf]
/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libQtGui.so.4(+0x273d5e)[0x7ff63e34bd5e]
/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libQtCore.so.4(Abgebrochen (Speicherabzug geschrieben)
If I export that STL as binary, it works without a problem.

I searched around and found that this problem already is known (http://www.paraview.org/pipermail/pa...il/024690.html)

Further more the error/problem should be solved but I do not know why its not working on my maschine. Its the first time that this is not working.

Does anyone have any hints?
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PS:

a) Self-Build PV-3.14.1 is not able to load the ascii stl
b) binaries PV-3.14.1 ist not able to load the ascii stl
c) binaries PV-3.14.0 ist not able to load the ascii stl
d) Binaries PV-4.0 is working fine to load the ascii stl

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Old   October 14, 2013, 18:17
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Hi Tobi,

Continuing from the private message... Then it can only be one thing: the war of commas vs periods.

Because "1,000" is not the same as "1.000". Try running these two commands:
Code:
export LC_ALL=C
paraview
Then from that ParaView, open the STL in question. If should now work as intended.
For more information: http://www.cfd-online.com/Forums/ope...-parafoam.html

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Hi Bruno,

thanks for your replay.
The error exists!

My stl looks as every old one:
Code:
solid inlet
 facet normal -1.000000e+00  0.000000e+00  0.000000e+00
   outer loop
     vertex  4.210000e-01  0.000000e+00  6.300000e-02
     vertex  4.210000e-01  9.951403e-04  6.296186e-02
     vertex  4.210000e-01  5.685894e-04  6.207929e-02
   endloop
 endfacet
 facet normal -1.000000e+00  0.000000e+00  0.000000e+00
   outer loop
     vertex  4.210000e-01  1.984441e-03  6.284765e-02
     vertex  4.210000e-01  2.962096e-03  6.265804e-02
     vertex  4.210000e-01  2.353770e-03  6.207462e-02
   endloop
 endfacet
 facet normal -1.000000e+00  0.000000e+00  0.000000e+00
   outer loop
     vertex  4.210000e-01  3.922368e-03  6.239415e-02
     vertex  4.210000e-01  4.859622e-03  6.205753e-02
     vertex  4.210000e-01  4.011797e-03  6.140342e-02
   endloop
.
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Hmmm... any other hints?

I added my STL file to check it out.
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File Type: gz inlet.stl.tar.gz (20.7 KB, 4 views)
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Solved.

I do not know it but the last line of my file is:
Code:
endsolid
Paraview need that one:
Code:
end solid
Thanks for the hint to check my file.

Code:
ERROR: In /home/shorty/software/ParaView-3.14.1-Source/VTK/IO/vtkSTLReader.cxx, line 446
vtkSTLReader (0x2d3f610): STLReader error reading file: /home/shorty/schichtspeicher/cad/stl/inlet.stl Premature EOF while reading end solid.
But the question is now, if sHM and other things can use that files now.
Hmmm ... Strange error.

Any hints are apreciated!
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PS: I made a new Topic on MantisBT couse this error seems to be an old error again: http://paraview.org/Bug/view_all_bug...p?filter=88897

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Hi all,

I compared the source code of PV-3.14.1 and PV-4.0.1 in the file: vtkSTLReader.cxx
because in the latest version its working.

I found the following two codes:

Paraview-3.14.1
Code:
      while ((strstr(line, "SOLID") == 0) && (strstr(line, "solid") == 0) && !done)
        {
        if (!fgets(line, 255, fp))
          {
          vtkErrorMacro ("STLReader error reading file: " << this->FileName
                         << " Premature EOF while reading end solid.");
          fclose(fp);
          return 0;
          }

        done = feof(fp);
        }
Paraview-4.0.1
Code:
 while ((strstr(line, "SOLID") == 0) && (strstr(line, "solid") == 0) && !done)
        {
        if (!fgets(line, 255, fp))
          {
          // if fgets() returns an error, it may be due to the fact that the EOF
          // is reached (BUG #13101) hence we test again.
          done = feof(fp);
          if (!done)
            {
            vtkErrorMacro ("STLReader error reading file: " << this->FileName
              << " Premature EOF while reading end solid.");
            fclose(fp);
            return 0;
            }
          }
        done = feof(fp);
        }
As you can see in the latest version the problem is known and there is no function to return.

I will change the code and recompile it again.
After it I will tell you the result.


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Hi all,

this problem can be solved if the code is be updated like in version 4.0.1

Now its working fine

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Hey Tobi,

Bruno told me you came across this problem a while ago. In case you, or anyone else, come across this problem again please refer to my post on the link below. I hope this can help.

http://www.cfd-online.com/Forums/ope...tml#post489165

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