I just installed release 9.2, with great pleasure on my mac. Not working yet. Here is the error I receive, my OSX is 10.15.4 (19E287) and Xcode 11.5 (11E608c) *Developer Tools:* Version: 11.5 (11E608c) Location: /Applications/Xcode.app Applications: Xcode: 11.5 (16139) Instruments: 11.5 (64535.75) SDKs: iOS: 13.5: (17F65) iOS Simulator: 13.5: (17F65) macOS: 10.15.4: (19E258) 19.0: tvOS: 13.4: (17L255) tvOS Simulator: 13.4: (17L255) watchOS: 6.2: (17T255) watchOS Simulator: 6.2: (17T255) It seems that a library is sought for in a non existing directory: bash-3.2$ ls /Applications/deal.II.app/Contents/Resources/spack/opt/spack/darwin-catalina-x86_64/clang-11.0.3-apple/zlib-1.2.11-rqiqrujgg5aemhk7eqjk3asbaukff ls: /Applications/deal.II.app/Contents/Resources/spack/opt/spack/darwin-catalina-x86_64/clang-11.0.3-apple/zlib-1.2.11-rqiqrujgg5aemhk7eqjk3asbaukff: No such file or directory Let me know if I can be of further help. Thanks! Alberto This is a shell with modules and PATHs set to work with Deal.II. All external libraries and deal.II itself are located in /Applications/deal.II.app/Contents/Resources/spack/ If you want to set up your daily Terminal to work with deal.II, add these lines to your ~/.profile file (the first line turns off this message): export DEAL_II_CONF_SILENT=ON # DEAL_II_USE_LMOD=ON # if you want to use lmod instead of tcl module # DEAL_II_ENABLE_VIEW=ON # if you want to set CMAKE_PREFIX_PATH to a view of . /Applications/deal.II.app/Contents/MacOS/dealii.conf deal.II and all its dependencies were installed using spack, and are available through the spack and module or lmod commands, e.g.: module load dealii The default interactive shell is now zsh. To update your account to use zsh, please run `chsh -s /bin/zsh`. For more details, please visit https://support.apple.com/kb/HT208050. bash-3.2$ bash-3.2$ bash-3.2$ cd /Users/albertosalvadori/Codes/dealii-9.2/examples/step-17 bash-3.2$ cmake -G 'Unix Makefiles' CMake Warning: No source or binary directory provided. Both will be assumed to be the same as the current working directory, but note that this warning will become a fatal error in future CMake releases. -- The C compiler identification is AppleClang 18.104.22.16830032 -- The CXX compiler identification is AppleClang 22.214.171.12430032 -- Check for working C compiler: /Applications/Xcode.app/Contents/Developer/Toolchains/XcodeDefault.xctoolchain/usr/bin/cc -- Check for working C compiler: /Applications/Xcode.app/Contents/Developer/Toolchains/XcodeDefault.xctoolchain/usr/bin/cc - works -- Detecting C compiler ABI info -- Detecting C compiler ABI info - done -- Detecting C compile features -- Detecting C compile features - done -- Check for working CXX compiler: /Applications/deal.II.app/Contents/Resources/spack/opt/spack/darwin-catalina-x86_64/clang-11.0.3-apple/openmpi-3.1.6-5strmdmhwolf2dlkebtvhizrmgnsnlce/bin/mpic++ -- Check for working CXX compiler: /Applications/deal.II.app/Contents/Resources/spack/opt/spack/darwin-catalina-x86_64/clang-11.0.3-apple/openmpi-3.1.6-5strmdmhwolf2dlkebtvhizrmgnsnlce/bin/mpic++ - works -- Detecting CXX compiler ABI info -- Detecting CXX compiler ABI info - done -- Detecting CXX compile features -- Detecting CXX compile features - done -- Autopilot invoked ### # # Project step-17 set up with deal.II-9.2.0 found at # /Applications/deal.II.app/Contents/Resources/Libraries # # CMAKE_BUILD_TYPE: Debug # # You can now run # $ make - to compile and link the program # $ make run - to (compile, link and) run the program # # $ make sign - to sign the executable with the supplied OSX developer key # # $ make debug - to switch the build type to 'Debug' # $ make release - to switch the build type to 'Release' # # $ make edit_cache - to change (cached) configuration variables # and rerun the configure and generate phases of CMake # # $ make strip_comments - to strip the source files in this # directory off their comments; this is irreversible # $ make clean - to remove the generated executable as well as # all intermediate compilation files # $ make runclean - to remove all output generated by the program # $ make distclean - to clean the directory from _all_ generated # files (includes clean, runclean and the removal # of the generated build system) # $ make info - to view this message again # # Have a nice day! # ### -- Configuring done -- Generating done -- Build files have been written to: /Users/albertosalvadori/Codes/dealii-9.2/examples/step-17 bash-3.2$ make release *Scanning dependencies of target release* [100%] *Switching CMAKE_BUILD_TYPE to Release* -- Autopilot invoked -- Run $ make info to print a detailed help message -- Configuring done -- Generating done -- Build files have been written to: /Users/albertosalvadori/Codes/dealii-9.2/examples/step-17 *** *** Switched to Release mode. Now recompile with: $ make *** [100%] Built target release bash-3.2$ make *Scanning dependencies of target step-17* [ 50%] Building CXX object CMakeFiles/step-17.dir/step-17.cc.o [100%] *Linking CXX executable step-17* ld: warning: directory not found for option '-L/Applications/deal.II.app/Contents/Resources/spack/opt/spack/darwin-catalina-x86_64/clang-11.0.3-apple/zlib-1.2.11-rqiqrujgg5aemhk7eqjk3asbaukff' [100%] Built target step-17 bash-3.2$ ./step-17 dyld: malformed mach-o: load commands size (33840) > 32768 Abort trap: 6 bash-3.2$ -- Informativa sulla Privacy: http://www.unibs.it/node/8155 <http://www.unibs.it/node/8155> -- The deal.II project is located at http://www.dealii.org/ For mailing list/forum options, see https://groups.google.com/d/forum/dealii?hl=en --- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "deal.II User Group" group. 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