[Paraview] Trouble building the ParaView sources
utkarsh.ayachit at kitware.com
Fri Jun 23 09:14:42 EDT 2017
On Thu, Jun 22, 2017 at 5:28 PM, Rob Groner <rob.groner at psu.edu> wrote:
> I'm trying to build the paraview sources. I downloaded the 5.4.0
> sources, and I'm using Fedora 25 Workstation.
> I've read through the README.md that's in the root directory, and that
> leads me to Documentation/dev/build.md.
> Going through these steps:
> 1) I've verified cmake is on my system and in the PATH.
> 2) I've verified qt is installed, and is version 4.8.7
> 3) Compiler and Build tool:
> Here's where issues begin. Since I'm using Fedora/yum, the packages
> don't directly translate.
> I've verified or installed the following packages from the list:
> But I can't seem to find these:
> (I did notice that some mesa packages were installed when freeglut was)
> I continued on to see how much farther I could get, and the next step
> immediately stumped me:
> sudo python get-pip.py
> That returns a "no get-pip.py found" error. I've verified no get-
> pip.py file is in the ParaView sources (or anywhere else on the
> system), so I'm missing something here.
> I still continued on, and ran into another issue. The "Run CMake" step
> references a src and build directory. I understand that it is talking
> about the previous step using git to "Retrieve the source", but I
> downloaded them as a single .tar.gz file from the website instead.
> Looking at the git sources, they appear to be the same files and
> structure as what is in the .tar.gz, so I just put the extracted
> contents of the archive into a "src" dir, and create a "build" dir at
> the same level.
> I then execute: ccmake ../src
> CMake does come up, but instead of seeing the 3 variables shown in the
> README, I see just "EMPTY CACHE".
> Any additional help or guidance would be appreciated. Thank you.
> Rob Groner
> Software Engineer
> Institute for CyberScience
> The Pennsylvania State University
> 222E Computer Building
> University Park, PA 16802
> Phone: 814.867.6074
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