Stakeholder meeting notes – 2017/09/28

by Paul Russo

Attendees: Lynn Garren, Chris Green, Chris Jones, Kyle Knoepfel, Rob Kutschke, Evan Niner, Marc Paterno, Paul Russo

New Issues

Crash in lariat grid job on missing md5.h header file.  The investigation is continuing, the suspicion is the problem is caused by a missing dictionary.

art 2.09

  • Several bug fixes and minor feature additions
  • new art package, canvas_root_io
  • Proposed breaking changes
    • Remove cbegin/cend free functions from cetlib
    • Remove the reconfigure() virtual function from the module base classes

Heads up from ROOT team

  • Moving to C++17 as requirement would help us
  • Want native compiler for some CERN distro: CC8!
  • Need experiments to move to CC7 first