FAQ - Frequency Asked Questions¶
The following Frequency Answer Questions are general and not operating system specific.
How do I run
pytestto ensure all unit and integrated tests still pass
The following response assumes you have the Basilisk soure code. You need to install the python utility
pytestif this is not available on your system. Instructions are found at Installing Optional Packages. Next, navigate to the folder
How can I run
Glad you asked. While Basilisk is a single threaded simulation, it is possible to run
pytestin a multi-threaded manner:
pip install --user pytest-xdist
After installing this utility you now run the multi-threaded version of
pytestfor 8 threads using:
python3 -m pytest -n 8
How can I used
pytestto generate a Basilisk validation HTML report?
You will need to install
pytest-htmlpackage, see Installing Optional Packages. Then you can do this with:
python3 -m pytest --report
This generates an HTML report in a local
How do I perform a clean build of Basilisk?
IDE’s like X-Code provide a “clean” function. This will remove some compiled code, but in Basilisk it does not get rid of all the SWIG’d code, and there can be compiler warnings related to the last CMAKE settings used. To really have a clean clean build, you can
delete the folder of
distand create a new folder with that name
delete any CMake cache
.conandirectory in your home folder. Now when you run CMAke it will pull a fresh copy of any required libraries and proceed to build freshly minted version of Basilisk.