Experimental Physics and Industrial Control System
People to Contact
The EPICS collaboration divides the tasks required to maintain the
software in a fairly broad fashion. The following people should be able to
help with questions in the indicated areas, or will point you to someone else
who can help. For many technical questions the best and fastest way to get an
answer is through the tech-talk mailing
Installation and Configuring
Building EPICS at a new site involves telling it where to find the various
tools and software packages it needs, then running gnumake to compile
everything. The build system expert is
Users from the various EPICS sites gather together for a collaboration meeting
generally about twice a year - one in the US and one in Europe and/or Asia.
Dalesio is the meeting coordinator and usually organizes the agenda, and he
is the person to approach if you wish to hold a meeting at your site. See the
Meetings page for details of past meetings including
the presentations in most cases.
Various groups have run 1-week training courses in EPICS Application
Development, and such courses are often arranged when there is sufficient
Dalesio is a good first contact for such requests. Many of the materials
developed for these courses are available
The major architect for most work on the internals of iocCore is
who also coordinates all new releases of the EPICS base software.
Channel Access Libraries
Jeff Hill is the
Channel Access wizzard, but he is often very busy with other projects so
tech-talk may provide a faster
response, unless the question can really only be answered by him.
EPICS on RTEMS
The port of EPICS R3.14 iocCore to run on the RTEMS Real-Time Operating System
was developed by
Questions about license issues should be directed to