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Subject: Re: Finding the record type of a PV
From: Tim Mooney <mooney@aps.anl.gov>
To: tech-talk@aps.anl.gov
Date: Wed, 29 Sep 1999 15:52:49 -0500 (CDT)
re...

>   We have an instance in the D0 control system where it would be
> useful to be able to confirm that the PV name that the user has
> supplied to one of our diagnostic programs is actually a particular
> record type (say an ai rather than a waveform record, for
> instance). I cannot find a field in the record which provides this
> information nor does it appear to be available from the CA client.
> 
>   Does anyone have a solution for this?

Beginning with EPICS 3.13.1, all records (including custom records)
have the pseudofields (field attributes) RTYP (record type) and VERS
(version), described in the 3.13.0.beta12 Application Developer's Guide.

Tim Mooney (mooney@aps.anl.gov) (630)252-5417
Beamline Controls & Data Acquisition Group
Advanced Photon Source, Argonne National Lab



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