artdaq Release Notes 1.12.16 (04-May-2016)


This version of artdaq primarily serves to update products that artdaq depends upon.

Through artdaq_core v1_04_29, this version of artdaq can be built against art v1_18_05 (s31), v1_17_03 (s21), or v1_15_02 (s15). It can also be built with gcc v4_9_3 (e9), v4_9_2 (e7), or v4_9_1 (e6) [using -std=c++1y].

The initial builds on SciSoft include e9:s21 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 e9:s21:eth.


External Package Changes

artdaq v1_12_16

New features:

  • Feature #12521: Added delay before destroying MPI system on process failure to allow a stop transition
  • Feature #12440: Time-window based triggering in TriggeredFragmentGenerator
  • Idea #11878: Do-nothing filter which spins for a while then passes fragments on
  • Feature #12523: EventBuilder should send timestamp with trigger message
  • Feature #12524: Separate definitions of Trigger messages

Bug fixes:

  • Bug #12520: Basic sanity checks on pointers returned from FragmentGenerators
  • Bug #12522: Memory leak in NetMonInput_source
  • Bug #12136: EventBuilder shutdown transition fails from initialized state in artdaq v1_12_15

Operational changes:

  • Removed instances of FragmentPtrs::reserve as FragmentPtrs is now a std::list which does not have a reserve method

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-1.12.16 s21-e9 prof'
  • '<pathToScript>/pullProducts <product_topdir> slf6 artdaq-1.12.16 s21-e9 debug'
  • '<pathToScript>/pullProducts <product_topdir> <other CET-supported OS codes> artdaq-1.12.16 <other sX-eY combinations> <prof|debug>'