artdaq Release Notes 3.00.02 (06-Feb-2018)


This version of artdaq can be built against art v2_07_03 (s50) or v2_06_01 (s46). It can be built with gcc v4_9_3a (e10) and gcc v6_3_0 (e14).

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 e14:s50, which implies the eth qualifier.

MPI data transport is deprecated in this version of artdaq. Future versions may or may not support MPI or infiniband, based on experimental interest.


artdaq version:"v3_00_02"

New features:

  • Feature #18900: SharedMemoryEventManager should set a more useful TRACE_NAME
  • Feature #18901: Separate Request-Receiving functionality from CommandableFragmentGenerator
  • Feature #18902: Allow CommandableFragmentGenerators running in "Window" request mode to service requests out-of-order
  • Feature #18904: xmlrpc_commander shuts itself down when shutdown transition is completed by Commandable

Bug fixes and Improvements:

  • Bug #18903: Error in SharedMemoryEventManager with multiple simultaneous writers

Operational changes:

  • artdaq applications now use the 'app_name' global parameter instead of an instance variable when logging
  • On-going TRACE message upgrades to conform to best practices

Known issues:

  • none

Dependent Package Notes

Install Instructions

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-3.00.02 s46-e10 prof'
  • '<pathToScript>/pullProducts <product_topdir> slf6 artdaq-3.00.02 s46-e10 debug'
  • '<pathToScript>/pullProducts <product_topdir> <other CET-supported OS codes> artdaq-3.00.02 <other sX-eY combinations> <prof|debug>'