[Users] Need help building Einstein Toolkit: make: *** [sim] Error 2

Maryam Asadnezhad m.asadnezhad.k at gmail.com
Sun Dec 19 00:33:16 CST 2021

Thanks for your reply.
i install homebrew and install these packages with these command:

brew install fftw gcc gsl hdf5 hwloc jpeg open-mpi openssl zlib
pkg-config subversion

and they installed successfully .now i get these errors:

ld: symbol(s) not found for architecture x86_64
collect2: error: ld returned 1 exit status
make[1]: *** [/Users/macbookpro/Cactus/exe/cactus_sim] Error 1
make[1]: *** Waiting for unfinished jobs....
fatal: bad revision 'HEAD'
Formaline: Committing source tree to git repository...
Formaline: Created git tag
Formaline: Updated git branch config-sim-Macbooks-MBP-Users-macbookpro-Cactus
Formaline: Optimising git repository (slow only the first time)...
Formaline: Creating master git repository...
Formaline: Pushing to master git repository...
Formaline: Optimising git repository (slow only the first time)...
Formaline: Pushing to local git repository
Formaline: Optimising git repository (slow only the first time)...
Formaline: Done.
Formaline: (Formaline has finished updating the git repositories.
Formaline:  If the build process seems to hang, some other command
Formaline:  is still running, e.g. the final link stage.)
make: *** [sim] Error 2

i follow the instructions at the top of the jupyter notebook(install
Xcode,install homebrew and install packages) but it doesn't work for
me .i don't know  why

Do you have any suggestions for me?

On Sat, 18 Dec 2021 at 19:26, Roland Haas <rhaas at illinois.edu> wrote:

> Hello maryam
> > Thanks so much for making the Einstein Toolkit software available!
> > I'm using the CactusTutorial.ipynb that I got from your site. I'm trying
> to
> > build ET on my 2017 Macbook Pro running OS 12.0.1
> For OSX are you using macports or homebrew as your package manager
> (those are the only two we test with)? Did you follow the instructions
> at the top of the jupyter notebook on which packages to install?
> > I'm stuck at this cell :
> > %%bash ./simfactory/bin/sim build -j2 --thornlist ../einsteintoolkit.th
> > Running that cell eventually stops with the errors
> > make: *** [sim] Error 2
> > Can you help? I'm confused by the error message
> > I really appreciate any help you are able to provide!
> Unfortunately "error 2" is just make's generic error to indicate that
> something went wrong. To help diagnose if you could please provide (see
> http://einsteintoolkit.org/support.html for details) this extra
> information:
> * Try to share information and files relevant to the case. If you have
>   compilation problems using SimFactory, send the make.log file after
>   running the command
>      VERBOSE=1 simfactory/bin/sim build -j1 2>&1 | tee make.log
>   as well as the configuration file in configs/sim/OptionList. If you
>   have trouble with a simulation run foo, send the foo.out and foo.err
>   logs and the used parameter file if possible.
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> above the last line of output).
> Yours,
> Roland
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