Building Elmer for Nixpkgs fails

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getty
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Building Elmer for Nixpkgs fails

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Eventual goal is to have Elmer available on nixpkgs if I can figure that out. Starting with a nix build script. As the program compiles I'm getting this error:

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Error: Index variable 'i' redefined at (1) in procedure 'inputvector' called from within DO loop at (2)
make[2]: *** [fem/src/modules/CMakeFiles/DCRComplexSolve.dir/build.make:75: fem/src/modules/CMakeFiles/DCRComplexSolve.dir/DCRComplexSolve.F90.o] Error 1
make[1]: *** [CMakeFiles/Makefile2:14013: fem/src/modules/CMakeFiles/DCRComplexSolve.dir/all] Error 2
Which might be related to this: https://github.com/ElmerCSC/elmerfem/issues/322

The package is being built on NixOS 23.11
I've attached the nix build script I'm working on as well as a copy of the log file it outputs. Any help appreciated.
The actual name of nixBuildScript.txt would be default.nix, but the forum prohibited the .nix file extension.
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Re: Building Elmer for Nixpkgs fails

Post by raback »

Hi

Rather use the "devel" branch and let's see the complaints anew then.

-Peter
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Re: Building Elmer for Nixpkgs fails

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Some good progress has been made. I've updated the script to build off git commit 1ed4eecf14703bd1c3adfafd03196642ca0e47e7, and the compilation is successful. I then uncommented -DWITH_ELMERGUI:BOOL=TRUE to try and add the GUI to the build, which originally failed with dependency errors. I added a full qt5 installation to the build, which removed those errors. Now I'm getting cmake errors I don't understand. See attached log.
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Re: Building Elmer for Nixpkgs fails

Post by tzwinger »

Hi,
do you have QWT library available on your system?

Regards,
Thomas
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