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How to simulate on Energy Plus after modifying source code?

asked 2017-02-17 20:01:38 -0500

manasam's avatar

I modified a calculation in one of the modules to fit my purpose. How do I run the simulation with my modified source code?

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answered 2017-02-18 12:53:37 -0500

updated 2017-02-18 12:56:46 -0500

Assuming you've cloned the EnergyPlus repository on GitHub, have you read through the Wiki there?

I believe you'll have to build EnergyPlus, although I have not done it myself. See the Building EnergyPlus documentation for instructions.

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I followed the instructions for Mac on the wiki you posted. While configuring and generating it, I got warnings but it displayed a message saying configuration done and generation done. But when I navigate to the build directory from the terminal and type make, it says no makefile found. I am not sure which make file to run as there are many in the build folder.

manasam's avatar manasam  ( 2017-03-10 17:50:25 -0500 )edit

Sorry, since I haven't done this myself and use a Windows machine, I can't answer your specific question. However, when I built OpenStudio the EXE files appear in a sub directory of the build directory after a successful build. I suggest you ask a separate question here or ask on the UnmetHours energyplus-build Slack channel.

MatthewSteen's avatar MatthewSteen  ( 2017-03-11 13:58:18 -0500 )edit

Slack doesn't let me view that page or create an account with my gmail ID.

manasam's avatar manasam  ( 2017-03-11 16:40:42 -0500 )edit

To join, search for slack here and follow the instructions in the question.

MatthewSteen's avatar MatthewSteen  ( 2017-03-13 06:36:17 -0500 )edit

Hello manasam, were you able to find it out ? I currently have your same problem.

Aly ElHefny's avatar Aly ElHefny  ( 2020-06-14 13:15:15 -0500 )edit

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