EPICS Release base 3.14.0alpha1 Release Notes
This is the first release of 3.14. This is the first release that supports
iocCore on platforms besides vxWorks.
iocCore is now supported on the following platforms:
A new version of the Application Developers Guide is available. The following
gives links to the new Application Developer's Guide and to RTEMS information.
Tornado II is required.
An open source real time operating system. It has been tested on MVME167
and MC68360 processors. RTEMS also supports powerPC.
Has been tested on solaris 2.6 and solaris 8.
Has been tested on Redhat x86 platforms.
Most of the Application Developer's Guide has only minor changes. The
following are new.
Chapter 2 describes the new features for 3.14.
Chapter 4 describes the build facility for 3.14
Chapters 19 and 20 describe libCom, which was not previously documented.
It must be emphasized that this is an alpha release.
Please don't use it for existing operational systems
Don't build your operational CA clients with it.
The APIs for new components in libCom are still evolving so if you use
them be prepared for changes.
HPUX - No support currently because we could not find good support for
For new applications see Chapters 2 (New Features) and Chapter 4 (Build
Facility) of the Application Developer's Guide.
For existing applications the old config rules are still supported. Some
changes, however, are needed. Documentation is being prepared and will
appear in these release notes sooon.