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0000433OpenFOAM[All Projects] Bugpublic2012-02-23 18:212015-01-01 14:52
ReporterJay Bee 
Assigned Tohenry 
StatusclosedResolutionno change required 
PlatformOSOS Version
Product Version2.1.x 
Target VersionFixed in Version 
Summary0000433: Installing OpenFOAM from the instructions with tcsh
DescriptionInstructions of OF installation at [^]
don't work if you are using tcsh. That is not made clear upfront. The very first command does not work.
Also, the cshrc file is not up-to-date ... some of the $FOAM values are not the same as the bashrc. After fixing these issues on my local install (following the steps outlined on the webpage) - I could get icoFoam to work, but paraFoam did not work. Also, I could not run icoFoam in parallel (mpirun -np 2 icoFoam). I had to install Third-party directory in my home directory (installation in /opt would not work) and make appropriate changes in the cshrc file so that it could find the correct mpi
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mattijs (reporter)
2012-02-24 09:10

Hello Jay,

You are right in that the pre-built packs only support bash. I thought I was the only person left running tcsh ;-) so haven't done those tcsh scipts.

Using the source pack (or git) and building it yourself should work ok under tcsh (that is how I am running)


- Issue History
Date Modified Username Field Change
2012-02-23 18:21 Jay Bee New Issue
2012-02-24 09:10 mattijs Note Added: 0001064
2015-01-01 14:52 henry Status new => closed
2015-01-01 14:52 henry Assigned To => henry
2015-01-01 14:52 henry Resolution open => no change required