[Gmsh] GMSH problems in Arch Linux-64 bit

Christophe Geuzaine cgeuzaine at ulg.ac.be
Thu Mar 26 19:18:09 CET 2015


> On 25 Mar 2015, at 19:33, Isaac Ayala <isaac.ayalaiii at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> <lukshuntim at ...> writes:
> 
>> 
>> On Sunday, March 22, 2015 03:47 PM, Christophe Geuzaine wrote:
>>> 
>>>> On 21 Mar 2015, at 20:04, Isaac Ayala <isaac.ayalaiii at ...> wrote:
>> 
>> [snipped]
> 
>> Hi Issac,
>> 
>> In teh mean time, if you really need it, see if you'd like to try stow 
>> as a workaround.
>> 
>> https://www.gnu.org/software/stow/
>> 
>> Quite simple to use, IMHO. Configure the build to install gmsh under its 
>> own directory, e.g., /usr/local/stow/gmsh and run stow to create 
>> symbolic links to the usual local installation hierarchy /usr/local. 
>> Uninstallation is then simply "un"-stowing and deleting the 
>> /usr/local/stow/gmsh tree.
>> 
>> Regards,
>> ST
> 
> 
> Please pardon the late reply, I'll test stow later. I'll have to get a good 
> understanding of how simlinks work tough.
> 
> As to the local installations, where exactly is gmsh searching for the .so 
> files then? 
> 
> I can confirm the existence of the libTKSTEP files in the /usr/local/lib 
> folder, i'll see if I can get CMake to link to that folder in the meantime.
> 

CMake found it, since it built Gmsh. Just add /usr/local/lib to your LD_LIBRARY_PATH and you should be be good to go.


> Regards, 
> Isaac 
> 
> 
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