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Subject: Re: [Fwd: release 3.14.8?]
From: "Ernest L. Williams Jr." <ernesto@ornl.gov>
To: Andrew Johnson <anj@aps.anl.gov>
Cc: Geoff Savage <savage@fnal.gov>, EPICS tech-talk <tech-talk@aps.anl.gov>
Date: Thu, 15 Sep 2005 11:15:43 -0400
On Thu, 2005-09-15 at 10:03 -0500, Andrew Johnson wrote:
> Geoff Savage wrote:
> > 
> > There was no response to my question about a 3.14.8 release so I am 
> > reposting my question.
> 
> > Here at Fermilab we are scheduled for a shutdown starting October 31 and 
> > lasting for 14 weeks.  The new director will confirm the shutdown early 
> > in September.  During our shutdown I would like to go the latest stable 
> > epics version available.  Currently we are running 3.14.6.  From the 
> > tech-talk messages and the mantis bug reports it seems that there are 
> > enough changes to warrant a new release.  Is a new 3.14 release possible 
> > within a few months so that we can upgrade over our shutdown?
> 
> We discussed this over on the core-talk list, and given the extra work 
> the developers have to do coming up to the EPICS Collaboration and 
> ICALEPCS meetings we're not planning a release before then.  I'm 
> currently hoping we'll be able to release version 3.14.8 in mid to late 
> October, once everyone is back from Geneva.  We can never be completely 
> sure how long it will take once we get started because the developers 
> don't all work on the same architectures, and getting things working on 
> HPUX is generally the most tricky.
> 
> Would all sites out there running or planning to run R3.14.x on HPUX 
> please make sure that Ralph Lange knows that you're still relying on his 
> porting work.  You should be aware that we'll definitely be dropping 
> HPUX support completely for the R4.x series, and if *nobody* reponds to 
> this request we might even drop it sooner.
Maybe, it is too soon to ask but here goes:
When do you expect the first R4.x beta release?  Is the R4.x series
already in alpha form on your CVS HEAD?






> 
> - Andrew


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Re: [Fwd: release 3.14.8?] Andrew Johnson
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