[visit-developers] paraDIS build failures

Rich Cook rcook at llnl.gov
Mon May 4 21:15:22 EDT 2009

My apologies -- I did not see that when I built -- it looks like there  
was a boost hidden in /usr/include on our system.  I have added a - 
DNO_BOOST CXX flag that should fix this issue, suppressing the boost  
dependency (which isn't real).  Please let me know if it fails again.

Sending        paraDIS/paraDIS.xml
Sending        paraDIS_tecplot/paraDIS_tecplot.xml
Transmitting file data ..
Committed revision 7180.

Sending        Makefile.in
Transmitting file data .
Committed revision 7181.

On May 4, 2009, at 5:10 PM, tom fogal wrote:

> Hi Rich,
> I just put a commit on VisIt's trunk to prevent building the paraDIS
> readers you've recently committed.  It looks like they use boost
> (cool!), but unfortunately the nightly test system doesn't have boost
> and we don't require it.
> One solution might be to add the relevant boost components to the  
> VisIt
> build tree.  Boost comes with a `bcp' tool to aid in extracting out
> only the parts that one needs (with all dependencies).  You probably
> would want to coordinate this on visit-developers; for example, should
> these boost libs be added to third_party_builtin, and be available to
> everyone, or should a local copy be put in your database's tree?  This
> is a question that I can't (shouldn't) answer on my own.
> Another is to remove the reliance on boost.. kind of a pain, I know :\
> Regardless of which solution you choose, when you do figure out what  
> to
> do here, make sure to modify databases/Makefile.in to re-enable your
> reader.  Sorry for the inconvenience.
> Cheers,
> -tom

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