artdaq Release Notes 1.12.10 (22-May-2015)


This version of artdaq includes a number of enhancements and bug fixes, as described below.

Through artdaq_core v1_04_13, this version of artdaq can be built against art v1_14_02 (s11), v1_13_02 (s8), or v1_13_01 (s7). It can also be built with gcc v4_9_1 (e6) or v4_9_2 (e7) [both use -std=c++1y].

The initial builds on SciSoft include e6:s7, e7:s7, e7:s8, and e7:s11 builds.

Also, 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 e7:s8:eth.


External Package Changes

artdaq v1_12_10

New features:

  • Issue #9005: Modify the "report" functions in the DAQ application classes to provide more consistent behavior
  • Issue #8652: Provide a way to indicate that an error has occurred when an FragmentGenerator throws an exception

Bug fixes:

  • Issue #8774: Please restore "missing argument" messages from xmlrpc_commander

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-1.12.10 s11-e7 prof'
  • '<pathToScript>/pullProducts <product_topdir> slf6 artdaq-1.12.10 s11-e7 debug'
  • '<pathToScript>/pullProducts <product_topdir> slf6 artdaq-1.12.10 <other sX-eY combinations> <prof|debug>'