[MBDyn-users] output results netcdf 'sync' keyword

Richard Crozier r.crozier at ed.ac.uk
Wed May 23 13:11:45 CEST 2018

That's what I thought, thanks for confirming.


On 23/05/18 09:30, Pierangelo Masarati wrote:
> Use "sync" if you need to perform multiple *read* accesses during 
> *write* (e.g. to plot results while the simulation is running)
> p.
> On 05/23/2018 10:09 AM, Louis Gagnon wrote:
>> Dear Richard,
>> The sync option is used by the netcdf output to allow the user to read 
>> the file during the simulation. It forces netcdf to "sync" the file at 
>> each timestep.
>> It is not used for text output.
>> Kind regards,
>> -Louis
>> On 23/05/2018 09:53, Richard Crozier wrote:
>>> Dear All,
>>> The "output results" option has a keyword option "sync" which is not 
>>> documented in the manual. I assume this option is related to the C 
>>> API nc_sync function, but could anyone explain what exactly the 
>>> option does?
>>> Regards,
>>> Richard

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