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Subject: Using VDCT for EPICS 3.15.5
From: Nab Rahman <nrahman@pppl.gov>
To: tech-talk@aps.anl.gov
Date: Wed, 29 Nov 2017 14:54:21 -0500
Hello, 

I am currently using EPICS Base 3.15.5 with a linux x86_64 machine and am a relatively new user to EPICS. 

I would like to use VDCT to build EPICS databases for EPICS 3.15.5 (stable release) and noticed that VDCT will not load the base version "base.dbd" file found in the base directory. I have been able to successfully load VDCT with EPICS 3.14.12.6's "base.dbd" file but not with EPICS 3.15.5 

I took a look at the contents of the .dbd files for both versions to compare and noticed they are almost the same except for the following: 
  • "menuScan.dbd" - NEW file 
  • "filters.dbd" - NEW file 
  • Record types have now been sent to a separate record file called "stdRecords.dbd" which contains same record files
  • "devSoft.dbd" has a new GUI group than how it's stated in 3.14 - seems to be the issue
I can load "devSoft.dbd" for EPICS 3.15.5 and VDCT will open and show a blank template but unable to add other dbd files. 

Has anyone in the EPICS community been able to successfully run VDCT with EPICS 3.15.5? 

Thanks for the help,
Nab 

Replies:
Re: Using VDCT for EPICS 3.15.5 Kasemir, Kay
Re: Using VDCT for EPICS 3.15.5 Andrew Johnson

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