[mesa-users] Multiuser MESA

Paul Morris pmorris at astro.as.utexas.edu
Mon Dec 3 07:57:35 EST 2012

Thanks everyone for getting back to me on this..... At least disk space 
is cheap :)

If anyone comes up with a solution, I would be interested.


Paul Morris
McDonald Observatory
University of Texas at Austin
2515 Speedway, Stop C1402
Austin, TX 78712-1205

On 11/30/12 4:44 PM, Bill Paxton wrote:
> On Nov 30, 2012, at 2:08 PM, Josiah Schwab wrote:
>> However, I think MESA may need write permissions in the package directory because of some of the caching it does.  Maybe some of the developers can weigh in on this, but I feel like I remember seeing reaction rate caches generated on startup, etc.
> Hi Paul,
> As Josiah says, there are caches in the mesa data directory, and unfortunately I've set it up so that they cannot be moved elsewhere.
> That's a design flaw that I'll need to fix -- I didn't think about multiple users.
> In the meantime, I'm afraid we're stuck with multiple copies of the mesa directory.  ;-(
> -Bill

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