[Kratos] Changes in problemtype_generator

Jordi Cotela jcotela en cimne.upc.edu
Vie Abr 13 19:06:25 CEST 2012

Dear kratos developers,
For those of you that maintain a custom GiD problemtype based on the 
problemtype_generator tool, we have introduced some changes to ensure 
that the problemtypes work with the upcoming GiD 11. Most of them are 
internal and will only require re-generating the problemtypes as usual 
BUT there is one important change that requires your attention:

the problemtypes used to generate an auxiliary Python file called 
This file has been standarized between the different problemtypes and 
will now be called "problem_settings.py" for everyone. To use it, 
replace the "import <problemtype>_var" in your default script.py with 
"import problem_settings" and read all auxiliary Python variables from 
problem_settings instead of from your current "_var" file.

Sorry for the inconvenience, and do not hesitate to contact me for 


PD: I need a "volunteer" to test this change in Windows....

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