Converting an EPICS R3.14.2 application to R3.14.3

This document describes how to convert a R3.14.2 application so that it builds and runs properly with release R3.14.3.

registerRecordDeviceDriver Name Change

All application iocBoot/iocxxx/st.cmd files must be modified for R3.14.3 as the generated routine that registers record device and driver support has been renamed to incorporate the name of the dbd file it came from. The change to the startup script is straightforward; any pair of lines like this:


must have the second line changed so the result looks like this:


There may be other pathname components in the dbLoadDatabase line which should remain exactly as before.