[Gmsh] GMSH problems in Arch Linux-64 bit

Christophe Geuzaine cgeuzaine at ulg.ac.be
Sun Mar 22 08:47:27 CET 2015


> On 21 Mar 2015, at 20:04, Isaac Ayala <isaac.ayalaiii at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Hello,
> 
> I'm writing to confirm two issues before issuing a bug report in the tracker. First here is my system info:
> 
> Arch Linux 64-bit
> 
> Open CasCade Community Edition 0.17 (OCE for abbreviation)
> 
> CMake Build flags:  
> 
> -DOCC=1 -DNETGEN=1 -DWRAP_PYTHON=1 -DNUMPY=1 -DBUILD_LIB=1 -DTETGEN=1 -BUILD_SHARED=1
> 
> 
> 1.- Building gmsh as an application allows me to execute the program without issues (so far). Issuing commands from the terminal work perfectly.
> 
> However, when I run :
> 
> sudo make install
> 
> gmsh
> 
> Instead of receiving the list of options with which to execute gmsh such as :
> 
> Geometry options:
>   -0                   Output model, then exit
>   -tol float           Set geometrical tolerance
>   -match               Match geometries and meshes
> Mesh options:
>   -1, -2, -3           Perform 1D, 2D or 3D mesh generation, then exit
>   -o file              Specify output file name
> 
> 
> I get the following error:
> 
> gmsh: error while loading shared libraries: libTKSTEP.so.10: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
> 
> I'm not sure if it is an OCE problem or a gmsh problem, I also have FreeCAD compiled (another program that uses OCE) and I do not receive this error, even when I install it.
> 

The OCE libraries are probably installed in a non-standard location; just add the path where they are installed to the LD_LIBRARY_PATH environment variable.

> 
> 2.- Running 
> sudo make uninstall
> 
> Returns the following error:
> make: *** No rule to make target 'uninstall'.  Stop.
> 
> Is gmsh lacking the uninstall feature in the source code, or must I specify something else when running the command?
> 

Indeed, there is no "make uninstall". It's on our TODO list.

Christophe



> 
> Regards,
> Isaac Ayala
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