New structure of FairRoot repository


The "SVN" structure for FairRoot is changed. FairRoot here means the fairbase directory of the fairroot subversion repository. The release branch is freezed. It is set to read only for everybody and will not be updated anymore. Tags will be used from now on, the first tag v-13.03 is available.

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New external packages (sep12) available


Today a new version of the external packages sep12 has been released. Beside many updated versions of packages there are some changes.

From this version on it is only possible to install the external packages into a separate installation directory. After the installation is completed it is possible to remove the source directory.

We add support for the clang compiler.

The clhep package has been removed completely. The needed functionality is now part of Geant4.

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Download and use VirtualBox image

---++ Prerequisites

* A computer with Windows, Linux or Mac OSX and 20GB free disk space
* VirtualBox
* The archive containing the virtual machine
* A Archive tool which can handle 7-zip files

---++ How to install VirtualBox

PROOF available


As of yesterday, 08th March 2012, users have possibility to execute their reconstruction macros on the PROOF clusters.
Please check the website for more instructions and details.

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New Forum for FairRoot related discussions


A new Forum FairRoot General Discussion is created, this forum is meant for discussions that are not specific for one experiment, new comers from new experiments who do not have own forum, external packages issues, etc.

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New external packages are available (jan12)


New packages are available from SVN server. This release was tested on:

  • MAC OS X 10.6.x, 10.7.x (64 bit)
  • Suse 11.2, 11.3, 12.1 (32 and 64 bit)
  • Fedora 14, 16 (32 and 64 bit)
  • Ubuntu 10.10, 11.04, 11.10 (32 and 64 bit)
  • Debian Lenny, Squeeze and Wheezy (32 and 64 bit)
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New HOW TOs are added


New How To are added about Changing default paths and External decayers

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Bugfix for FairSoft releases Feb11 and May11


There was a memory leak when running a CBM/PANDA reconstruction macro with the FairRoot releases feb11 or may11.

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Support new systems


To install on Ubuntu 11.04, Fedora Core 14 and Suse 11.4 or later linux, please use the trunk
svn co fairsoft

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External packages (May11) is available


From SVN
svn co fairsoft

tested on:

  • Mac OS X: 10.6.x
  • SUSE : 10.3, 11.1,11.2,11.3
  • Debian: Etch, Lenny,Squeeze
  • Ubuntu: 8.10, 9.04, 10.10
  • Scientific Linux 4.7
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