Known Problems in Base-3.16.1
EPICS Base R3.16.1: Known Problems
Any patch files linked below should be applied at the root of the
base-3.16.1 tree. Download them, then use the GNU Patch program as
% cd /path/to/base-3.16.1
% patch -p1 < /path/to/file.patch
The following problems were known by the developers at the time of this
- 2017-09-25: CA puts to several output record types that are using the Soft
Channel device support can generate
Channel write request failed
error messages from 3.16.1 IOCs. To clean these errors up, apply
- 2017-09-19: Building MEDM against 3.16.1 fails due to a typo in the libCom
cvtFast.c file, which can be fixed with this
- IOCs running on some versions of Cygwin may display warnings at iocInit
about duplicate EPICS CA Address list entries. These warnings might be due
to a bug in Cygwin; they are benign and can be ignored.
- 64-bit Windows builds of the CAS library may not work with some compilers.
The code in src/legacy/gdd is incompatible with the LLP64 model
that Windows uses for its 64-bit ABI.