|July 23, 2013, 07:07||
What files do you keep after a project?
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I completed my thesis December 2012 and have over 40 GB of files. What does everyone typically keep from a successful run? What combination of files completely describes work completed while minimizing file size?
I have 6 transient runs, each using the pimpleDyMFoam solver.
|July 24, 2013, 06:11||
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Assuming I do not want to restart my transient case in the future:
You can also run steps 1, 2 and 4, than zip everything into one big zipfile, but the zipping might be quite long, and if your zip is corrupted, you loose everything...
|July 24, 2013, 06:38||
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Following up on what Marcel posted: If you use the compress option in your controlDict, there is no point in zipping your data. Use tar instead (or, if you really want a zip file, --compression-method store).
Also useful: pyFoamPackCase.py
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