[Gmsh] Compile Gmsh with OpenCascade support

David Colignon David.Colignon at ulg.ac.be
Mon Feb 15 16:53:16 CET 2010

Hi Martin,

to configure the build, can you launch cmake with the option

cmake -DCMAKE_PREFIX_PATH:string="/path/to/opencascade/"

and see if cmake atomatically detects OCC ?



David Colignon, Ph.D.
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On 15/02/10 16:43, Martin Vymazal wrote:
> Hello Gmsh users and developers,
> I compiled OpenCascade 6.3.0 and I can also compile gmsh from source (I
> just updated from svn repository), but I didn't find information how to
> link OpenCascade libraries to gmsh. When I launch ccmake from my build
> directory, I set the option ENABLE_OCC to 'ON', but the resulting gmsh
> build doesn't have support for OpenCascade. The same happens with 'cd
> build; cmake -DENABLE_OCC=1"
> It's a bit strange that I don't have any option to set the path to the
> opencascade include files and to the actual opencascade library.
> Exporting the variable CASROOT which contains the path to 'ros'
> directory inside the OpenCascade source tree doesn't help either. Can
> you point me to some howto?
> Thank you,
> Martin Vymazal
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