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0003690OpenFOAMBugpublic2021-06-29 17:43
ReporterfedeAssigned Tohenry 
Status resolvedResolutionfixed 
PlatformLinuxOSDebianOS Version9
Product Versiondev 
Fixed in Versiondev 
Summary0003690: engineTime-based solvers cannot run with the option -case
DescriptionThe definition of the path of the engineGeometry file in engineTimeNew.C is not correct, if the solver has not launched in the $FOAM_CASE folder.

Please find attached a patched version of the file (see line 41 of the file) that fixes this issue.

Wish this helps.
Kind regards,

Steps To Reproducecd $FOAM_TUTORIALS/combustion/coldEngineFoam

blockMesh -case freePiston
coldEngineFoam -case freePiston

OpenFOAM release used: OpenFOAM-dev, commit 10a6e7a46
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2021-06-29 16:03


engineTimeNew.C (2,567 bytes)


2021-06-29 16:38

manager   ~0012071

Have you tested your proposed change in parallel?


2021-06-29 17:10

reporter   ~0012072

you are right, I simply forgot. I fix the lines to make it work in serial and parallel and I send it back. Apologies


2021-06-29 17:43

manager   ~0012073

Resolved by commit fbfbe79bcd3212f80ebbdd0d8b337fef7d367616

Issue History

Date Modified Username Field Change
2021-06-29 16:03 fede New Issue
2021-06-29 16:03 fede File Added: engineTimeNew.C
2021-06-29 16:38 henry Note Added: 0012071
2021-06-29 17:10 fede Note Added: 0012072
2021-06-29 17:43 henry Assigned To => henry
2021-06-29 17:43 henry Status new => resolved
2021-06-29 17:43 henry Resolution open => fixed
2021-06-29 17:43 henry Fixed in Version => dev
2021-06-29 17:43 henry Note Added: 0012073