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Gmsh app and SDK installer for the latest development snapshot. Gmsh is a three-dimensional finite element mesh generator with built-in pre- and post-processing facilities.

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Gmsh is an automatic three-dimensional finite element mesh generator with built-in pre- and post-processing facilities.

The aim of this package is to download and install the latest development snapshot of the official Gmsh app and binary Software Development Kit (SDK) in a pythonic way, i.e. via the pip command. For the latest stable release, use the gmsh package instead.

Installation should work under Linux, Windows and macOS for both Python 2 and 3.

Before installation make sure that possibly conflicting gmsh, gmsh-sdk or gmsh-sdk-git are uninstalled:

$ pip uninstall gmsh gmsh-sdk gmsh-sdk-git

Then install gmsh-dev by bypassing the cache and forcing the download of the latest development snapshot:

$ pip install --force-reinstall --no-cache-dir gmsh-dev

This can take a few seconds to a few minutes depending on your network connection, as the installer downloads the binary files for your architecture from https://gmsh.info.

After installation you can either run the Gmsh app:

$ gmsh

or use the Gmsh Python API:

$ python -c "import gmsh; gmsh.initialize(); gmsh.fltk.run(); gmsh.finalize()"

(Note that the header files for using the C++ and C API are also installed, as is the Julia module.)

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