v5.8.1 release notes

Clawpack 5.8.1 was released on October 19, 2021. See Installing Clawpack.

The installation instructions have been reorganized (once again) in an attempt to make the different options clearer.

Permanent DOI: http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5595424

Changes relative to Clawpack 5.8.0 (February 4, 2021) are shown below.

To see more recent changes that are in the the master branch but not yet released, see Changes to master since v5.8.2.

Changes that are not backward compatible

General changes

Changes to classic

No changes.

See classic diffs

Changes to clawutil

No changes.

See clawutil diffs

Changes to visclaw

No major changes.

See visclaw diffs

Changes to riemann

  • Fix rp1_shallow_hlle.f90 to work better near dry states.

See riemann diffs

Changes to amrclaw

No changes.

See amrclaw diffs

Changes to geoclaw

  • Some improvements to storm tracks

  • Reading (some) geotiff files now supported in topotools

  • Added kmltools.topo2kmz to make Google Earth overlays showing topography

  • Some other bug fixes.

See geoclaw diffs

Changes to PyClaw

For changes in PyClaw, see the PyClaw changelog.

See pyclaw diffs

Other Clawpack Repositories

The repositories below are not included in the Clawpack tarfile or pip install, but changes to these repositories may also be of interest.