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Request Tcl devel library due to tcl.h missing

I would like to build opens source software (OpenSees) which needs tcl devel libraries (specifically I get that tcl.h is not found). Any chances to have them installed on the Intel oneApi platform? Thank you!

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Hi 

Will you please share the link to the application you are using?

Or confirm that you are using this same source https://github.com/OpenSees/OpenSees, so that we can further look into it.

-Abhishek

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Thank you for your response!

Yes I confirm that I'm using OpenSees from  https://github.com/OpenSees/OpenSees

To compile and build the OpenSees binary among others "tcl.h" is required and I found that debian/ubuntu "tcl8.6-dev" package contains it. Is it possible to install this package on oneAPI platform?

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Thanks Seweryn,

We will try this out with OneAPI and will get to know.

Stay Healthy Stay Safe!

 

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Hi Seweryn,

I have gone through the installation of this application and there is a requirement of tcl.h file, but the good thing is that you need not have to install this externally, it is already present in your workspace.

If you have installed OneAPI base kit then no need to install tcl8.6.*, you will find it in /opt/intel/inteloneapi/intelpython/python3.7/pkgs/tcl-8.6.9-24/include/ or /opt/intel/inteloneapi/intelpython/python3.7/include/ directories, so you just have to give its path into your Makefile.def file and it will work.

Please let us know if it solved your problem.

Thank you

-Abhishek

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Hi Abhishek,

I forgot to tell you that I'm using OneAPI DevCloud user account and don't have OneAPI base kit installed on my laptop. Therefore 'tcl.h' ("tcl8.6-dev" package) is needed externally on DevCloud for building OpenSees framework.

Kind Regards,

Seweryn

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Hi Seweryn,

We tried on Intel DevCloud also and the tcl.h is already installed on DevCloud. You can find the path of this header where the OneAPI toolkit is installed.

You can find that header at below location:

/opt/.intel/inteloneapi/intelpython/python3.7/pkgs/tcl-8.6.9-24/include/   &   /opt/.intel/inteloneapi/intelpython/python3.7/include/

You just have to include it in your Makefile.def and then you are good to go.

Warm Regards

Abhishek

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Hi Abhishek,

Thank you so much!

The compilation and building process is successful now!

Kind regards,

Seweryn

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Hi Seweryn,

Good to know that your issue resolved.

Should we close this thread?

You are always welcome to post a new thread if you have any problems.

-Abhishek

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Yes, we can close this thread.

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Thank you Seweryn,

We are closing this thread.

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