We are pleased to announce the immediate available of FLASH2.2. All
users of previous versions are encouraged to upgrade. The download
is available at:
(note the 's' in https). You will need your username and password
from previous downloads.
New users can request the code at:
The major changes are summarized below:
-- Expanded documentation
-- Better support for Intel, Compaq, and Lahey compilers
-- Enhancements to the setup script (-nxb, -with-module, -stack)
-- HDF5 output is now the default
o runtime parameters are now stored in HDF5 files
o minima and maxima attributes accompany the variable
o serial I/O performance improved
o ability to restart from a checkpoint file directly
-- New conversion tools for TecPlot and ChomboVis
-- PPM improvements
o hybrid Riemann solver
o further implementation of the CMA algorithm
-- entropy now returned by all EOSs
-- new model burners (kpp and arrhenius)
-- gravity changes
o optimizations to the multipole gravity solver
o multigrid can use multipole coarse solve
-- geometry enhancements
o new prolongation routines for 1-d spherical and 2-d cylindrical
o flux correction fixes in 1-d spherical coordinates
o generalized restriction routine
o improved support for non-Cartesian geometries in the diffusion
-- initial support for cosmology
-- integration of IBM HPM and PAPI performance monitor libraries
With FLASH2.2, we're hoping to move to a more regular release schedule, with patches everytime something major improves.
News will always be posted to the FLASH-USERS mailing list that you'll have the option of being subscribed to when you register for the software; we'll also keep the freshmeat info up-to-date. Comments and questions should go to the mailing lists.
An open, cross-platform journaling program.
A scientific plotting package.