LHCb Core Software Meeting

Date and Location

23 Apr 2014
10:30 - 11:30
CERN (2-R-030)

Attendees

Anastasia Karachaliou, Ben Couturier, Illya Shapoval, Joel Closier, Liang Sun, Marco Cattaneo, Marco Clemencic (minutes), Markus Frank, Rob Lambert (Vidyo), Sebastien Binet (Vidyo) Sofia Qiriazi,

Subjects

News

Round Table

Marco Cl.

  • CMake migration
    • Added support for LCG 68 and ROOT 6 (LCG 68_root6)
    • Missing projects:
      • Integration,. Rob: can be obsoleted
      • Kepler (to be added to the nightly builds)
  • ROOT 6
    • reverted nightly build slot to head version of ROOT
    • new issues to be understood (duplication of dictionary entries)
    • we need to start validation tests on the releases beta version
  • Coverity
    • misunderstanding with Benedikt: we need to ask Federico Carminati for a license
  • Gaudi
    • planning to modify the plugin service ( and the interface inheritance classes to use variadic templates (C++11)

Marco Ca.:

  • What about JIRA?
    Late... Marco Cl. and Ben will try to see with Illias

Joel:

  • Should we move the deployment savannah to Service Now?
    YES

Ben

  • All problems in LCG 68 worked around (hacking binaries in place)
  • Issue with relocatabilty of Python (for setuptools)
  • We need to change all the passwords (including service accounts)
  • Testing on the caching of the branches (follow up of the work by Vanessa): no effect on analysis jobs (caching ineffective, often reading whole events)
  • Issue with Herwig++: using the wrong libreadline.so (the one coming from DIRAC, which is broken)

Markus

  • New release of Online v5r8
  • Migrating monitoring farm to SLC6
  • Request from LHCbDIRAC to have a monitoring of the Online farm

Joel

  • Going to change the external libraries to pick up the fixed OpenSSL

Marco Ca.

  • Will ask at PAC if we need new releases. Do we have anything

Illya

  • Progress in the GaudiHive project.

Liang

  • New tag broke Brunel tests
  • Discussing with Online people for the commissioning of Split HLT CondDB

Sofia

  • Trying to build a web application to collect statistics on the nightly builds.

Anastasia

  • Implemented a telescope with DD4HEP
  • Investigating integration with Gaudi.

Sebastien

  • Completed the CMT part of the replacement of the configurables DB.

Rob

  • Some packages in a nightly build slot. Will report to Marco Cl. and Ben.


-- MarcoClemencic - 23 Apr 2014

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