Identical files one fails other doesn't

asked 2019-09-03 11:55:54 -0500

Determinant's avatar

updated 2019-09-03 15:05:16 -0500

I am using OpenStudio's RadianceMeasure with two identical files. fail.osm here creates two WG1s in mapping.rad causing the RadianceMeasure to fail. The idential success.osm here doesn't fail.

I have tried it on both a Linux of OpenStudio 2.5 and a Windows installation of OpenStudio 2.4 with the same fail/success result. If I simply run the fail.osm multiple times, without changing it at all, it will eventually succeed. In fact, that's how I created success.osm.

My guess is that something about the file-saving that happens when you run a file in the OpenStudio App is putting something in the created subfolders that eventually gets the failed version it to succeed. Or, maybe the file-saving gets rid of some special character hiding in the OSM text?

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Link fixed. Appreciate people's thoughtfulness around previous link.

Determinant's avatar Determinant  ( 2019-09-03 15:06:16 -0500 )edit