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Subject: Re: Can I override record definition twice in an IOC
From: bob dalesio <bob.dalesio@gmail.com>
To: John.Holt@tessella.com
Cc: tech-talk@aps.anl.gov
Date: Fri, 8 Jan 2016 07:55:04 -0500
If you are loading multiple instances of the same record into the same IOC, the second one will just overwrite the fields that were defined in the first one to be loaded, with those that are defined in the second instance. 

On Fri, Jan 8, 2016 at 7:40 AM, <John.Holt@tessella.com> wrote:
I have implemented a record in two separate files which I then use substitutions to combine into a single db file. I am unsure I am allowed to do this after talking to a colleague; he is worried that this will create 2 PVs with identical names. My DB file contains (after make):


record(ai, "NAME") {
  field(DESC, "A PV")
  field(EGU, "Gauss")
}

...

record(ai, "NAME") {
  field(FLNK, "ANOTHER_RECORD")
}

Does this do what I am expecting, which is to create a single PV:


record(ai, "NAME") {
  field(DESC, "A PV")
  field(EGU, "Gauss")
  field(FLNK, "ANOTHER_RECORD")
}

Thank you.

John
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