[Gmsh] 64 bit, stable release for linux request.

Dmitrijs Ledkovs dmitrij.ledkov at gmail.com
Tue Jan 26 15:42:38 CET 2010

2010/1/26 Mark Starnes <mark.starnes at fttech.co.uk>:
> On Tue, 2010-01-26 at 14:16 +0000, Dmitrijs Ledkovs wrote:
>> 2010/1/26 Mark Starnes <mark.starnes at fttech.co.uk>:
>> > Hi everyone,
>> >
>> > In the distant past I had success compiling Gmsh, but over the months I
>> > settled into downloading the stable releases and running the included
>> > binary.  A recent attempt to build from source failed for me:  I'm still
>> > working on this.
>> >
>> > My question is, `would it be possible to also have a 64-bit stable
>> > release (linux)' available for download?  I'm having problems when gmsh
>> > needs more than 3 Gig of RAM or so when post-processing large files, so
>> > the 64-bit version would be useful and a pre-built package would be
>> > wonderful.
>> >
>> > Best regards,
>> >
>> > Mark.
>> >
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>> What linux distro are you using? gmsh latest stable release is both in
>> Debian & Ubuntu compiled fine on all 64-bit architectures. I did do
>> packaging fixes for it in Ubuntu by the way.
> Hi Dmitrijs, thanks for the fast reply.
> I'm using Ubuntu Heron (64, obviously).  I just tried the installation
> of gmsh from the repos I've specified, and 2.0.8 was installed.  Is this
> what you would expect?
> Thanks for spending your time fixing the Ubuntu package, by the way.
> I'm constantly amazed by how well supported Ubuntu is!
> BR,
> Mark.

Well I'll update the CAE tools PPA then =)

I'll do another post when it's available.

The latest release is in lucid & karmic.

With best regards

Dmitrijs Ledkovs (for short Dima),
Ледков Дмитрий Юрьевич

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