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Subject: Re: EPICS 7.0.1-pre1
From: Michael Davidsaver <mdavidsaver@gmail.com>
To: Timo Korhonen <Timo.Korhonen@esss.se>, EPICS core-talk <core-talk@aps.anl.gov>
Date: Mon, 20 Nov 2017 09:33:48 -0600
On 11/20/2017 09:16 AM, Timo Korhonen wrote:
> On 20/11/17 16:03, "Michael Davidsaver" <mdavidsaver@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> 
>> On 11/20/2017 08:21 AM, Timo Korhonen wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> During the weekend I downloaded and built the EPICS 7 tarball on my
>>> (own)
>>> computer, KDE Neon distro, based on Ubuntu 16.04.
>>>
>>> Compiles all fine. All new modules are there in the source tree, as
>>> expected. All good, thanks to everybody and congratulations!
>>
>> I'm guessing that the oddness that Andrew and Heinz see has something to
>> do with the version of 'tar' involved (Debian 9 has tar 1.29).
> 
> I did not notice any oddness.
> 
> Unrelated to this, I had an old RELEASE.local around in a directory above
> the base and scratched my head for a while why make in the base-7
> directory picked up the wrong version...embarrassing to tell but was easy
> to solve.

This is hardly something to be embarrassed about.  The RELEASE and
CONFIG_SITE files are a long running and reliable source of mistakes.

It has long been on my TODO list to add a "make debug" target to print
some useful troubleshooting information, including the search path
derived from RELEASE, and the list of '-include' s.

References:
EPICS 7.0.1-pre1 Andrew Johnson
Re: EPICS 7.0.1-pre1 Timo Korhonen
Re: EPICS 7.0.1-pre1 Michael Davidsaver
Re: EPICS 7.0.1-pre1 Timo Korhonen

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