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Subject: Re: Problem with the basic example
From: Benjamin Franksen <benjamin.franksen@helmholtz-berlin.de>
To: <tech-talk@aps.anl.gov>
Date: Tue, 31 Jul 2012 16:19:54 +0200
On Tuesday, July 31, 2012, Bruno Seiva Martins wrote:
> I don't know if this is the place for a begginer question, but here I go.

It is, and you are welcome.

> I'm starting out using EPICS, following basic tutorials. I was able to
> compile epics base without a problem. Then I created the example IOC
> using makeBaseApp.pl.
> 
> Everything went fine, and I got the IOC to run:
> 
> epics> dbl
> bruno.martinsHost:aiExample
> bruno.martinsHost:aiExample1
> bruno.martinsHost:aiExample2
> bruno.martinsHost:aiExample3
> bruno.martinsHost:aSubExample
> bruno.martinsHost:calc1
> bruno.martinsHost:calc2
> bruno.martinsHost:calc3
> bruno.martinsHost:calcExample
> bruno.martinsHost:calcExample1
> bruno.martinsHost:calcExample2
> bruno.martinsHost:calcExample3
> bruno.martinsHost:compressExample
> bruno.martinsHost:subExample
> bruno.martinsHost:xxxExample
> 
> But then, when I tried to get more details about one of these PV's, I
> got:
> 
> epics> dbpr bruno.martinsHost:aiExample3
> Record 'bruno.martinsHost:aiExample3' not found
> 
> I got this message for every PV I tried, and I don't really know what
> went wrong, since the PV's are being listed...

As otehr have noted, dot ('.') is not allowed in record names.

However, your db file should have been rejected when loading, and not when 
trying to find the record. So this is actually a bug in EPICS base.

Cheers
Ben

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