That's good news, at least we're safe for a while. We'll plan on
rewriting the code sometime in the near future.
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On Tue, Aug 15, 2017 at 11:17 AM, Andrew Johnson <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Hi Michael,
> On 08/15/2017 12:52 PM, Dunning, Michael wrote:
>> Thanks for the background info. In my case, I think it's the latter:
>> working around limitations of subRecord. But we're hesitant to
>> completely rewrite the code because it's very old and very extensive.
>> Is there any reason to suspect that defining the macro as I have would
>> not work presently, or break in the future?
> Defining the macro should continue to work for 3.15.x, 3.16.x and at
> least for the first release of EPICS 7; we aren't planning to change the
> basic database link implementation for the time-being, but I can't
> promise how long that will last. If you can rewrite this code to use the
> aSub record type I would recommend that you add that work to your plans
> for the medium-term.
> BTW since it's being run within the context of a subRecord subroutine
> there is no need for your code snippet to be calling dbScanLock() and
> dbScanUnlock() on the linked-to record; in 3.14 and above all records
> linked together using DB links are placed in the same lock-set. This
> might not have been the case when the code was originally written though.
> - Andrew
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