Monday Morning Meeting April 28th

  • DIAL-IN NUMBERS & PASSCODES:
  • USA Toll Free Number: 866-901-8266
  • USA Toll Number: +1-203-566-3863
  • PARTICIPANT PASSCODE: 725760

Attendance

  • Socorro: Susan, Lindsey, George, Rob, Jeff, Tak, Scott, Urvashi, Jim, Sanjya
  • CV: Mark, Dave, Darrell, Juergen, Andy
  • Garching: Sandra, Dirk, Justo
  • SCO:

  • (Kumar and Scott on leave.)

News / Meetings / Visitors

  • Dirk Petry Visit: 12-23 May
  • Imaging Synthesis Workshop May 13-20
  • CASA Admin Calendar
  • Scott leaving NRAO, Mark drafting new job reqs.
  • ACTION 4/21: Jeff to summarize ALMA Cycle 3 priorities and impact to CASA team.
    • Primary changes are Imaging for pipeline
  • ACTION 4/21: Lindsey follow up on ALMA correlator flags application. * Should be possible in 4.2.2

Build, Release, Testing

  • CASA 4.2.1 Release on OSX
    • Punch list of automated tests to be resolved. Scott identified that no tests can be run headless.
      • Known issues: On Jira ticket - evidence failing due to test data.
    • Darrell & Susan on Viewer.
      • Progress on merging & test package.
      • Progress on testing new Viewer.
      • Now seems to be running correctly, all changes in test DMG
    • CASA 4.2.1. Plan
  • CASA 4.2.1 Release on EL
    • Public release concurrent with OSX release.
  • CASA 4.2.2
    • George checked in weight and flags changes to Trunk
      • Still one test needs to be fixed, testing nchan multiplication.
      • Nearly ready to merge to 4.2.2
    • plotMS changes
      • Ready, testing in progress

  • CASA 4.3 Test Packages
  • CASA Package Naming Convention & Version Identification

Architecture

  • Technical Forums:
    • 5/1 is ESO holiday, no CTF.
    • Next will be Lindsey - Pipelines - May 15th
      • Pipeline CASA infrastructure
  • Modern compiler and C++ 11
  • Environmental variables.
  • CASA Document Repository.

Development

  • 4.2.2
    • Feature freeze last Friday (4/25), successfully met!
      • Weight & flagging committed (George)
      • Plotms - Iteration plots RTT (Susan)
      • Setjy fix by Tak (new request from Crystal, under investigation)
    • CASA 4.2.2. Plan
    • ACTION 4/21: George will note changes needed from Michel for weights initialization in casacore on wiki page.
  • 4.3
    • Imaging
      • ia.getchunk() implementation change
      • Simulation broken due to changes and need repair
    • VO
    • MPI

Pipeline

AOB

  • iPython / Async
  • Weekly staff reports - (halt practice?)

-- RobSelina - 2014-04-23
Topic revision: r5 - 2014-04-28, JeffKern
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