artdaq Release Notes 1.12.07 (24-Feb-2015)


This release provides bug fixes to a couple of recently discovered problems (please see below).

This version of artdaq can be built against art v1_12_05, v1_12_04, or v1_11_03 (through artdaq_core v1_04_09). However, the standard distributions available from only include builds with art v1_12_05 and v1_12_04.

It can also be build with gcc v4_9_1 or v4_8_2. However, the distributions available from primarily include builds with gcc v4_9_1.

For reference, the e6 qualifier indicates gcc v4_9_1, and e5 indicates gcc v4_8_2.

The s6 qualifier indicates art v1_12_05, s4 indicates art v1_12_04, and s4 indicates art v1_11_03.

Valid combinations of these two types of qualifiers are e6:s6, e6:s5, e6:s4, e5:s6, e5:s5, and e5:s4.

And of course, artdaq can be built with the Infiniband or Ethernet MPI libraries, and these are controlled by qualifiers ib and eth.

The default set of qualifiers for this version of artdaq is e6:s6:eth.


External Package Changes

  • none

artdaq v1_12_07

New features:

  • none

Bug fixes:

  • Issue #7849: Activating fileMetric on EventBuilders causes downstream ART modules to fail
  • Issue #7892: EventBuilders saturate CPU when BoardReaders send them fragments too quickly

Operational changes:

  • none.

Known issues:

  • none

Dependent Package Notes

To install this version of artdaq on a new machine, you can use the following steps:
  • download the pullProducts script from
  • 'chmod +x pullProducts' (to make the script executable)
  • 'cd <tarfile directory>' (to avoid cluttering up the current directory with downloaded tarfiles)
  • '<pathToScript>/pullProducts <product_topdir> slf6 artdaq-1.12.07 s6-e6 prof'
  • '<pathToScript>/pullProducts <product_topdir> slf6 artdaq-1.12.07 s6-e6 debug'