Installation of OpenFAST

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Re: Installation of OpenFAST

Postby Jason.Jonkman » Wed Aug 12, 2020 7:07 am

Dear Vishal,

I'm not a aware of a free license for the Intel Fortran compiler for commercial use, but that is a question better answered by Intel.

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Re: Installation of OpenFAST

Postby Xiangheng.Feng » Wed Aug 19, 2020 3:11 am

Dear Mr. Jonkman,

I'm new to openFAST. After downloading the openfast source from github and reading the documentation 'openfast.readthedocs.io', I did two things but failed.I have used Visual Studio 2017 with Intel Parallel Studio_XE2019.
(1) Building OpenFAST (.exe) on Windows with Visual Studio, it said that it cannot open \openfast-master\build\bin\Registry.lib. The error message is showed as figure 1.
(2) compile openfast-simulink on Windows with Visual Studio, it also said that it cannot open the file E:\OPENFAST\openfast -master \ build \ bin \ FASTlib_x64_matlab.lib. the error message is showed as figure 3 .

Do you have any idea for this problem? I will appreciate it very much if you can help me.

Thank you!
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Re: Installation of OpenFAST

Postby Bonnie.Jonkman » Wed Aug 19, 2020 8:50 am

1. This issue should be fixed in the "dev" branch of OpenFAST. If you need to use the master branch, you can update the FAST solution file to solve this issue by following the instructions in this GitHub issue: https://github.com/OpenFAST/openfast/issues/509

2. I would guess that the path to the MATLAB library hasn't been set correctly. Double check that the configuration's "Linker->Input->Additional Dependencies" is pointing to an existing file.
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Re: Installation of OpenFAST

Postby Xiangheng.Feng » Sun Nov 15, 2020 11:07 pm

Dear Mr. Jonkman,
I want to use the OrcaFlex Interface with OpenFastv2.4, could you tell me which version of OrcaFlex can OpenFast has the best compatibility.

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Re: Installation of OpenFAST

Postby Jason.Jonkman » Mon Nov 16, 2020 6:56 am

Dear Xiangheng Feng,

I'm not sure as I have not used the OrcaFlex interface in quite a while. I would suggest reaching out to Orcina for guidance.

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