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Large-Scale Engineering Optimization and Uncertainty Analysis
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(Not recommended) Launch analysis drivers with a system call


Alias: none

Argument(s): none

Required/Optional Description of Group Dakota Keyword Dakota Keyword Description
Optional parameters_file Specify the name of the parameters file
Optional results_file Specify the name of the results file
Optional allow_existing_results

Change how Dakota deals with existing results files

Optional verbatim

Specify the command Dakota uses to launch analysis driver(s) and filters

Optional aprepro Write parameters files in APREPRO syntax
Optional labeled Requires correct function value labels in results file
Optional file_tag

Tag each parameters & results file name with the function evaluation number

Optional file_save Keep the parameters & results files after the analysis driver completes
Optional work_directory

Perform each function evaluation in a separate working directory


The system call interface is included in Dakota for portability and backward compatibility. Users are strongly encouraged to use the fork interface if possible, reverting to system only when necessary. To enable the system call interface, replace the fork keyword with system. All other keywords have identical meanings to those for the fork interface

See Also

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