Installing medm locally for the Gsi wide installation of Epics.

Here is the description of how I did it:

Before installing medm you have to install the extensionsConfig and extensionsConfigure, depending on which version of base you use. Look at WhyTwoExtensions for more information. Therefore download and unpack extensionsConfig_20040406.tar.gz and extensionsConfigure_20040406.tar.gz to the directory of your choice.

Type: tar -xvzf extensionsConfig_20040406.tar.gz

Now download medm3_0_3.tar.gz and unpack to the same directory you chose for extensionsConfig/ extensionsConfigure files.

Type: tar -xvzf medm3_0_3.tar.gz

Now do the epics login. This must be done everytime you want to use the application. It sets the environment variables
  • EPICS_HOST_ARCH
  • EPICS_BASE
  • EPICS_EXTENSIONS.
It also adds $EPICS_EXTENSIONS and $EPICS_BASE to your PATH environment variable.

Type . /usr/local/pub/bin/epicslogin (important: leading dot and blank!)

Though the login set these variables, the makefile will not recognise this, because it calls ~extensions/config/CONFIG_EXTENSIONS, which calls ~extensions/config/RELEASE, where EPICS_BASE=/usr/local/iocapps/R3.14.5/support/base/3-14-5-asd1. So you have to change this line to EPICS_BASE=/usr/local/pub/debian3.1/gcc335-13/epics/base.

Now change directory to ~extensions/src/medm and type: make.

You should be able to run medm, but make sure to start the medm you installed just now (and not a previous installation of someone else).

Type: ~/extensions/bin/linux-x86/medm or add this path (~extensions/bin/linux-x86/) to your PATH environment variable above other entries of potential medm installations. Then you can just type "medm" anywhere in the file system.

-- MartinFeldmann - 06 Oct 2006

Topic attachments
I Attachment Action Size Date Who CommentSorted ascending
extensionsConfig_20040406.tar.gzgz extensionsConfig_20040406.tar.gz manage 7.9 K 2006-10-09 - 08:05 UnknownUser extensionsConfig
extensionsConfigure_20040406.tar.gzgz extensionsConfigure_20040406.tar.gz manage 4.2 K 2006-10-09 - 09:27 UnknownUser extensionsConfigure
medm3_0_3.tar.gzgz medm3_0_3.tar.gz manage 1499.3 K 2006-10-09 - 09:00 UnknownUser medm
This topic: Personalpages > WikiUsers > MartinFeldmann > EpicsMyMedmInstallationAtGsiMartinFeldmann
Topic revision: 2006-10-09, MartinFeldmann
 
This site is powered by FoswikiCopyright © by the contributing authors. All material on this collaboration platform is the property of the contributing authors.
Ideas, requests, problems regarding GSI Wiki? Send feedback
Imprint (in German)
Privacy Policy (in German)