[MBDyn-users] mbdyn windows build patch

Pierangelo Masarati pierangelo.masarati at polimi.it
Wed Jan 17 17:00:46 CET 2018

On 01/17/2018 03:17 PM, Richard Crozier wrote:
> Dear Prof. Masarati,
> I mentioned previosly that I have done some work on porting MBDyn to 
> Windows. I attach a patch that includes my changes. The patch was 
> created against MBDyn 1.7.3. Is there any interest in including this 
> work in the official MBDyn code? The majority of the changes are to do 
> with socket communications.
> It also includes a new external structural communication method using 
> shared memory (requires BOOST, appropriate tests added to configure 
> etc.). To facilitate this I split out the socket communicator to it's 
> own file, and inherit from a new ExtRemoteHandler class.
> It also fixes (or rather) works around the slow communication when 
> using inet sockets due to Nagles algorithm.
Thanks, I'll look at it ASAP.  Patches are always welcome, but 
unfortunately time is running shorter and shorter, sorry... :-)

Sincerely, p.

Pierangelo Masarati
Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie Aerospaziali
Politecnico di Milano

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