Ipopt incompatibility with gcc 4.8.3

The following error may occur when compiling Bocop for the first time on Linux: error: #error "don't have function for random number generator" It is caused by an incompatibility between Ipopt 3.11.8 and gcc 4.8.3. We will release a new version of Bocop that fix that problem. Meanwhile, to fix …

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Bocop 2.0.2

Bocop 2.0.2 is out. Main changes include:

  • Single variable initialization from file.
  • New pre-defined functions callable in problem definition source files (see section A.4  “Public Tools” in the User Guide).
  • Automatic backup files of problem definition and solution.

Links and complete changelog are available on the Download

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Using multiples versions/packages of Bocop

Dear users, It is quite possible to have several versions of Bocop on the same machine, for instance if you want to upgrade while keeping your previous version just in case. In this case, however, you have to make sure the Qt interface knows which package/version to use when building …

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Bocop 2.0.1

Bocop 2.0.1 is out. Main fixes include:

  • Batch folder created if not existing when calling a batch optimization from command line
  • Final time of the observation files allowed to be equal to final time of the problem  when doing parameter identification
  • Batch conversion between number of optimizations and batch …

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Bocop 1.1.6

Bocop 1.1.6 is out. Since several bug fixes were involved in the previous version, the 1.1.6 represents a stable version of the 1.1.5. Main fixes include:

  • bad reading of the observation files on some systems (ex: Mac, Ubuntu 12.04) corrected
  • set compilers to cc and c++ for Mac
  • visualization …

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