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[ REQ 5163]: Question regarding external module
Hi I was wondering if you could help me with some questions I had regarding external module setup in Geomview. I am running an optimization program which changes the object at every iteration. I am dumping the data into .off and .vect files . After the program converges, I load these files into Geomview and see the objects (which look great, btw). Now I wanted to put my executable as an external module in Geomview. I read Ch. 6 of the manual, and I still have a few problems. These are: 1) When I run my program (without Geomview) , I give two command line arguments to my executable. These two arguments are the names of the input data files which the program reads. The program can be run for different input files. So my question is: How do I handle this in the emodule-define... command? e.g. I run the program bu typing.. mpm file1 file2 where mpm is the executable name. 2) Can Geomview read data from only the standard output of the external module. Can't I read data from the .off and .vect files in which I dump 'em? And if I can read it only from standard output, can I print stuff other than what Geomview needs at the standard output, like iteration number, variable values, etc? 3) Can only executable files be used as external modules? Can I use the .off and .vect files as external modules? In other words, is it possible that when I invoke Geomview, I don't have to load these data files, rather they are are already there and I have to just click on a particular file to display it? Thanks a lot for your help. Geomview has really been of great help to me. Shailendra Gupta.
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