Really cool but obscure command line

I found this site and just love it. It lists out a lot of obscure commands that can be used on Unix systems, like ledger, a terminal based accounting package! What?!? Check it out! A little collection of cool unix terminal/console/curses tools Just a list of 20 (now 28) tools for the command line. Some are little-known, some are just […]

Error: identifier “cout” is undefined

I ran across the following issue when trying to compile my AztecOO source code outside of Trilinous. example/AztecOO/adapt_main.cpp(94): error: identifier “cout” is undefined cout << comm << endl; ^ example/AztecOO/adapt_main.cpp(94): error: identifier “endl” is undefined cout << comm << endl; ^ example/AztecOO/adapt_main.cpp(96): error: identifier “cerr” is undefined if(argc != 2) cerr << “error: enter name of data file on command […]

AztecOO catastrophic error: cannot open source file “Epetra_Map.h”

A while back I was trying to compile the AztecOO library outside of Trilinous. See this early post for more details. In doing so, I received the following error: catastrophic error: cannot open source file “Epetra_Map.h” Solution Aztec requires quite a few of the additional tilinous header files. I copied a couple addition src directories from trilinous to my Aztec […]

Catastrophic error: cannot open source file

A while back I was trying to compile the AztecOO library outside of Trilinous. See this early post for more details. In doing so, I received the following error: catastrophic error: cannot open source file “az_aztec.h” Solution This was a simple oversight on my part. To fix this, I added –I./src to the compile statement to make sure it looked […]

AztecOO: error: identifier “sswap_” is undefined

Error I’ve been trying to compile the AztecOO library outside of Trilinous. In doing so, I pulled the package Aztec source code from the Trilinous source code and opted to write my own Makefile to then compile it. My Makefile included the same settings reported in the Trilinous Makefile.export.AztecOO file. To prepare this build, I needed to fetch the AztecOO_config.h […]

Compiling ParaView v4.1.0 CMake Error: The following variables are used in this project…

Error I received the following error while configuring ParaView v4.1.0 with ccmake from source. CMake Error: The following variables are used in this project, but they are set to NOTFOUND. Please set them or make sure they are set and tested correctly in the CMake files: GLUT_Xi_LIBRARY (ADVANCED)      linked by target “icetTests_mpi” in directory …ParaView-v4.1.0/ThirdParty/IceT/vtkicet/tests GLUT_Xmu_LIBRARY (ADVANCED)      linked by […]

Compiling Mesa 7.9.1 Error: brw_program.c:39:20: error: talloc.h: No such file or directory

Error I received the following error while configuring mesa version 7.9.1 from its source code (running ./configure). Error: “brw_program.c:39:20: error: talloc.h: No such file or directory” Solution To solve this issue, I added a statement to the ./configure line that added talloc’s include directory into the CPPFLAGS. CPPFLAGS=”-I<PATH TO TALLOC INCLUDE DIRECTORY>” ./configure Make sure to keep the “-I” before […]

Compiling ParaView v4.1.0 Error: libXi.so undefined reference to `_XGetRequest’

Error While compiling ParaView from the source files, I ran into the following error while running the ‘make’ command. …libXi.so undefined reference to `_XGetRequest’ make[2]: *** [bin/icetTests_mpi] Error 1 [ThirdParty/IceT/vtkicet/tests/CMakeFiles/ icetTests_mpi.dir/all] Error2 Solution In my case, the X11 libraries were installed separately and were located in custom directory locations that differed from the default. I fixed this error by checking […]

Compiling ParaView v4.1.0 Error: couldn’t connect to server

Error I received the following error while trying to compile ParaView from source. http://www.vtk.org/files/ExternalData/MD5/ 7dc839fb2825efa8c55e4275fee02a75 (“couldn’t connect to server”) For some reason, the requested files could not be pulled from the server. You may have proxy issues or restricted internet access. Solution Manually download all MD5 files from http://www.vtk.org/files/ExternalData/MD5/ and place into your ExternalData/Objects/ within the build directory.