Community Extras PPA Announcement & Support Thread: IfcOpenShell, Gmsh 4, freecad-doc translations & more!

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Community Extras PPA Announcement & Support Thread: IfcOpenShell, Gmsh 4, freecad-doc translations & more!

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https://launchpad.net/~freecad-communit ... ubuntu/ppa

The FreeCAD Community Extras PPA offers several 3rd party packages used by the FreeCAD community, provided for testing, and possibly for future inclusion in FreeCAD itself. Please report any issues you experience with these packages in this thread.

Here's a list of important packages available:
OpenCAMLib
OpenVoronoi
IfcOpenShell
IFC++
salome-smesh
Gmsh 4
Calculix 2.14
Netgen 6.2.1807
freecad-doc 0.17 with translations: Italian & French
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Re: opencamlib package available on revived FreeCAD Community Extras PPA

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kkremitzki wrote: Wed Sep 19, 2018 6:16 pm I've uploaded opencamlib packages for 14.04/16.04/18.04. Please give them a shot and report any bugs! Eventually I'll be adding openvoronoi and salome-smesh to this PPA as well as others, and I'll just update the post title with new announcements.
Awesome!
Would you have any interest in packaging IfcOpenshell? or teach me how to to it? https://forum.freecadweb.org/viewtopic. ... 2&start=10
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Re: opencamlib package available on revived FreeCAD Community Extras PPA

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sgrogan wrote: Wed Sep 19, 2018 10:31 pm
kkremitzki wrote: Wed Sep 19, 2018 6:16 pm I've uploaded opencamlib packages for 14.04/16.04/18.04. Please give them a shot and report any bugs! Eventually I'll be adding openvoronoi and salome-smesh to this PPA as well as others, and I'll just update the post title with new announcements.
Awesome!
Would you have any interest in packaging IfcOpenshell? or teach me how to to it? https://forum.freecadweb.org/viewtopic. ... 2&start=10
Yep, this is on my list along with ifcplusplus.
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Re: opencamlib package available on revived FreeCAD Community Extras PPA

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kkremitzki wrote: Wed Sep 19, 2018 10:34 pm Yep, this is on my list along with ifcplusplus.
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Re: opencamlib package available on revived FreeCAD Community Extras PPA

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sgrogan wrote: Wed Sep 19, 2018 10:36 pm
kkremitzki wrote: Wed Sep 19, 2018 10:34 pm Yep, this is on my list along with ifcplusplus.
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Sounds good to me! Just wait til I get done with my packaging wishlist, some of these engineering softwares will be very welcome additions to the FreeCAD ecosystem.
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IfcOpenShell package available on Community Extras PPA

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Per the title, an experimental IfcOpenShell package is now available for Ubuntu 16.04 & 18.04. I posted this in the IFC subsection of the Arch development forum but figured this might get more eyes.

Currently the package uploaded is Python 3 only as I can't quite get simultaneous 2 & 3 builds working.
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Re: IfcOpenShell package available on Community Extras PPA

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I updated the package to build Python 2 only instead, and as a result it now builds on Ubuntu 14.04 as well.
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Re: opencamlib package available on revived FreeCAD Community Extras PPA

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sgrogan wrote: Wed Sep 19, 2018 10:36 pm
kkremitzki wrote: Wed Sep 19, 2018 10:34 pm Yep, this is on my list along with ifcplusplus.
You are going to make more friends than you already have :)
oh yeah for sure :)
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Gmsh 4 package available on Community Extras PPA (Bionic Only)

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Finally finished my Gmsh 4 package. The builds just failed for Xenial and it looks like it an issue in libcgns-dev which may not be straightforward to fix. So, maybe 18.04 only.
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Re: Gmsh 4 package available on Community Extras PPA (Bionic Only)

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BTW it seems slower.
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