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WRF compiling issue on Cheyenne

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I was trying to use a pre-compiled wrf (compiled in Yellowstone) in Cheyenne but got this error multiple times as below:

./wrf.exe: error while loading shared libraries: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

I am assuming this is because there is certain path did not set right in my wrf, so I tried to reconfigure and recompile but kept getting errors. This version of my wrf had successfully compiled and ran in Yellowstone. I am really new in the modeling world, so I am not sure how to fix it.

With this post, I have attached the compile log file. Hope someone can provide some suggestion.

Thank you so much!


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In your compile log, the first error that I see is related to cpp:

/lib/cpp -C -P -traditional -I. io_grib_share.F > io_grib_share.f90
ifort -i4 -I. -w -ftz -align all -fno-alias -fp-model precise -FR -convert big_endian -I. -c io_grib_share.f90
io_grib_share.f90(1): error #5082: Syntax error, found '/' when expecting one of: <LABEL> <END-OF-STATEMENT> ; TYPE INTEGER REAL COMPLEX BYTE CHARACTER CLASS DOUBLE ...
/* Copyright (C) 1991-2014 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
io_grib_share.f90(16): error #5145: Invalid blank/tab
<>. */

Try doing the following steps:

1) clean -a
2) ./configure

Then go into your configure.wrf file and find these lines:


and add '-cpp' to the end, so that they now look like:


Save the configure.wrf file

3) recompile

Let me know if that works for you!