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Re: ITP: ASTK -- Code_Aster build/control system and front-end

On Sat, 2008-02-23 at 10:04 +0100, Guus Sliepen wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 22, 2008 at 07:40:45PM -0500, Adam C Powell IV wrote:
> > > It is unclear to me what this software can do. Can I generate finite
> > > element models with it? Or is it just a way to start simulations on a
> > > backend? Can I view models, or meshes, or results of calculations? What
> > > kind of finite elements are supported? If this is a frontend, is the
> > > backend also packaged for Debian?
> > 
> > It's the build system and graphical interface for the aster binary(ies)
> > built in the aster package.
> Ah, so there will be other packages that will Build-Depend on astk?

Not that I know of (possibly homard), but it's possible.  It doesn't
look straightforward to disentangle the build system from the "server"
component that runs the aster FEA binary.

Apologies again for the sloppy ITP bug.

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