These release notes address the changes made for the 2020-1 release, which is divided into the following topics:
Here is listed what software and respective versions are provided inside the binary installers, namely:
OpenFOAM 8, commit 218f49416d, 20th of October 2020.
ThirdParty 8, commit 686040d3c0, 21st of July 2020.
This release provides the following changes relative to the previous version of blueCFD-Core:
Upgraded ported code to work with OpenFOAM 8 (up to commit 218f49416d, 20th of October 2020), based on the changes done up to blueCFD-Core 2017-2.
Using MSys2 installer 20200720, updated on the 27th of August 2020.
gnuplot 5.2.8 was installed via MSys2 package manager, instead of providing it as a separate package.
ParaView 5.6.2 with Qt5, OpenGL2 is provided in the
with the installer.
There are a few tutorial cases known to not be working as intended, but we did not have time/budget to work on fixing them, as listed in Issue #171.
Fixed Issue #96: Open terminal via right-click in Windows Explorer does not work with paths that have spaces
Fixed Issue #97: Can’t use foamMonitor on Windows, due to x11 terminal not existing for gnuplot
Fixed Issue #161: Missing GPLv3 statement on the resources/version file