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FGETS Release Notes

Version: 3.0.18

Corrections & Improvements to Prior Versions

  • Composed new CEAM INSTALIT/MediaBuilder code and log. Upgraded INSTALIT/Mediabuilder product version description and INF script files from version 3.19c to version 5.03d. Implemented code changes to correct minor problems and add features and enhancements.
  • Recompiled and relinked FGETS model using Lahey FORTRAN 32-bit, protected mode compiler, Phar-lap linker, and Spindrift libraries.
  • Replaced compile and link DOS batch command files with a single Lahey make file.
  • Included new executable task image file (*.EXE) and all updated run time support programs and files to include FORTRAN source code for the FGETS model system version 3.0.18.
  • Implemented FORTRAN source code changes to correct minor problems that occurred during program and model execution and added new features and enhancements that:
    • allow "cfish" as a diet item (food web mode)
    • allow "length" as an age-class diet item (food web mode)
    • provide more robust error checking
    • allow an input file name argument on the (DOS) command line, e.g.,c:\> fgets
    • provide more flexibility in the bounds of the age, weight, and length classes (diet command)
    • if the integration method generates an incorrect iterate, FGETS will halt.
  • Included last version of user's manual as a WordPerfect document file.

Version: 3.0.14

Corrections & Improvements to Prior Versions

  • Implemented CEAM standard installation INSTALIT/MediaBuilder code and log. Compressed self-extracting, interactive installation program with online, context sensitive help. Created external diskette labels as per CEAM SDLCM.
  • Replaced FGETS executable task image file (XFGETSX.EXE) with 32-bit, protected mode file built with Lahey FORTRAN, F77L-EM/32 version 5.01 and Phar Lap 386LINK version 4.1L (CEAM standard FORTRAN distribution tools). DOS extender is bound into application EXE file with automatic virtual memory management; distributed royalty free. No overlay structure; linked as flat memory model. EXE file now requires 386/486 based system with co-processor.