Pre-release

@brtnfld brtnfld released this Feb 11, 2019 · 73 commits to develop since this release

This document describes the difference between CGNS 3.3.1 and
CGNS 3.4.0, and contains information on known problems in CGNS 3.4.0.

Links to the CGNS 3.4.0 source code can be found at:

http://cgns.org/download.html

User documentation for the current release can be found at:

http://cgns.org/CGNS_docs_current/midlevel/index.html

For more information, see the CGNS home page:

http://cgns.org

CONTENTS

New Features
Support for new platforms and languages
Bug Fixes since CGNS 3.3.1
Known Problems

New Features

Configuration:

  • Enforce the HDF5 version >= 1.8 is used in building HDF5. (CGNS-150)

Library:

  • CPEX 40 Rind Plane Indexing (CGNS-87)
  • CPEX 41 NGON modification proposal (CGNS-121)

Parallel Library:

  • None

Fortran Library:

  • None

Tools:

  • None

Bug Fixes since CGNS 3.3.1 Release

Configuration:

  • make clean does not remove executables in Test_UserGuideCode (CGNS-99)
  • Windows builds: CGNS_ENABLE_LFS is ignored (CGNS-117)
  • Sun's make implemenation fails to compile fortran (CGNS-28)
  • Some systems need to explicitly link to libdl (CGNS-128)
  • CGNS fails in fortran test with PGI 17 compiler (CGNS-127)
  • CGNS fails to find the lib64 HDF5 library (CGNS-123)
  • CGNS fails to compile on Windows with Fortran enabled (CGNS-148)
  • Can't compile using MSVC & IVF on windows (MSVS 14) (CGNS-146)
  • Fix szip linking (PR 97)
  • RPATH handling for MacOSX (Darwin) (PR 88)
  • fix tests failing when compiled for 64bit (PR 85)
  • remove variable length array to be able to build pcgnslib.c with VC (CGNS-147)
  • Build parallel CGNS on Windows (PR 69)
  • Cmake fixups (PR 58)
  • If check needs to link, then need library path (PR 52)
  • Specify STATIC when adding cgns_static lib (PR 46)
  • _stat32i64 is msvc-specific (PR 45)

Library:

  • Partial write of unstructured MIXED element sets fails with CGNS > 3.3.1 (CGNS-151)
  • If processor has no data, set end = start = 0 (CGNS-133)
  • Large files fail on 64-bit windows (CGNS-83)
  • mesh_dim may be exceed the limit of 32-bit integer (CGNS-131)
  • RUNPARALLEL is defined but never used. (CGNS-96)
  • typo in cgnscheck print_units cg_TemperatureUnitsName index (CGNS-126)
  • cgp_mpi_comm return value unclear (CGNS-111)
  • Changed ADFH_Read_Data and ADFH_Write_Data to honor the cgp_pio_mode (PR 98)
  • Support for std C on linux (PR 96)
  • Null check fix (PR 94)
  • Eliminate dead / unreachable code (PR 93)
  • Fix parallel write (PR 86)
  • Add missing argument to cgi_error call (PR 84)
  • Fix BC type string constant FamilySpecified_s (PR 83)
  • Remove double condition test (PR 82)
  • remove some gcc warnings (PR 78)
  • remove variable length array to be able to build pcgnslib.c with VC (PR 76)
  • Fix bad if test (PR 70)
  • Eliminate memory leaks in cgi_read_ziter (PR 68)
  • Improve error messages, fix error check (fixed) (PR 66)
  • Drop obsolete matherr hack (PR 55)

Fortran:

  • Add missing dll export symbols from Fortran module. (PR 59)

Tools:

  • Update cgnsutil.c (PR 89)
  • patch cgnscheck (PR 72)
  • Fix cgnsview linking to HDF5 libs. (PR 56)

Known Problems

When building with PGI and gcc compilers it might be necassary to set the
environment variables:
FLIBS="-Wl,--no-as-needed -ldl"
LIBS="-Wl,--no-as-needed -ldl"

Supported Platforms

The following platforms are supported and have been tested for this release.
They are built with the configure process unless specified otherwise.

Linux 2.6.32-573.22.1.el6 GNU C (gcc), Fortran (gfortran), C++ (g++)
#1 SMP x86_64 GNU/Linux compilers:
Version 4.4.7 20120313
Versions 4.9.3, 5.2.0, 6.2.0
PGI C, Fortran, C++ for 64-bit target on
x86-64;
Version 16.10-0
Intel(R) C (icc), C++ (icpc), Fortran (icc)
compilers:
Version 17.0.0.098 Build 20160721
MPICH 3.1.4 compiled with GCC 4.9.3
OpenMPI 2.0.1 compiled with GCC 4.9.3

Linux 2.6.32-573.18.1.el6 gcc (GCC) 4.4.7 20120313 (Red Hat 4.4.7-16)
#1 SMP ppc64 GNU/Linux g++ (GCC) 4.4.7 20120313 (Red Hat 4.4.7-16)
GNU Fortran (GCC) 4.4.7 20120313 (Red Hat 4.4.7-16)
IBM XL C/C++ V13.1
IBM XL Fortran V15.1

Linux 3.10.0-327.10.1.el7 GNU C (gcc), Fortran (gfortran), C++ (g++)
#1 SMP x86_64 GNU/Linux compilers:
Version 4.8.5 20150623 (Red Hat 4.8.5-4)
Versions 4.9.3, 5.3.0, 6.2.0
Intel(R) C (icc), C++ (icpc), Fortran (icc)
compilers:
Version 17.0.4.196 Build 20170411
MPICH 3.1.4 compiled with GCC 4.9.3

SunOS 5.11 32- and 64-bit Sun C 5.12 SunOS_sparc
Sun Fortran 95 8.6 SunOS_sparc
Sun C++ 5.12 SunOS_sparc

Windows 10 x64 Visual Studio 2015 w/ Intel Fortran 16 (cmake)

Mac OS X Mt. Lion 10.8.5 Apple LLVM version 5.1 (clang-503.0.40)
64-bit gfortran GNU Fortran (GCC) 4.8.2
Intel icc/icpc/ifort version 15.0.3

Mac OS X Mavericks 10.9.5 Apple LLVM version 6.0 (clang-600.0.57)
64-bit gfortran GNU Fortran (GCC) 4.9.2
Intel icc/icpc/ifort version 15.0.3

Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10.5 Apple LLVM version 6.1 (clang-602.0.53)
64-bit gfortran GNU Fortran (GCC) 4.9.2
Intel icc/icpc/ifort version 15.0.3

Mac OS X El Capitan 10.11.4 Apple LLVM version 7.3.0 (clang-703.0.29)
64-bit gfortran GNU Fortran (GCC) 5.2.0
Intel icc/icpc/ifort version 16.0.2

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