Version 7.0.1 of EPICS Base is still very new, and the developers recommend copious testing before putting this release into production use.
External modules written for earlier versions of EPICS Base may not build successfully against 7.0.1 or later versions without some changes.
The following documents cover EPICS version 7.0.1. Additional documents can be found in the documentation subdirectories of the distribution source code.
NOTE: These documents may be revised at any time without generation of a new source release. The core-talk and tech-talk mailing lists are probably the best sources of information about the 7.0 series.
All versions of EPICS Base are available to the public under an open source license. Development versions can be checked out of our git repository (detailed instructions to come). The sizes of the download files can be seen on the Base Download page. The compressed tar files linked below contain source code only (no binaries), the [signature] link points to a GPG signature of the tarfile.
To checkout the latest source code using git use the git command below, which will include some additional files not in the tarfile. Note that the development branch for EPICS 7 is called core/master, and some of the submodules are fetched from Launchpad while others are on Github:
git clone --recursive -b core/master https://git.launchpad.net/epics-base base-7.0