Monday Morning Meeting 07/02/2018

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  • Phone: (434) 817-6524


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News / Meetings / Visitors

  • CASA SW Engineer interviews last week - selection decision pending
  • CASA Architect phone interviews starting soon
  • Additional SW Engineer position being created, ATR pending
  • ADASS registration open
  • CASA Strategic Plan Refresh - only minor updates expected



  • infrastructure issue: fix to Archive issue that prevented download of ASDMs locally confirmed ( ICT-12962). Still has path and missing manifest issue( ICT-11583)
  • Dead lock issue resolved! ( CAS-11491)
  • A new tclean issue found in parallel imaging of ephemeris source ( CAS-11583)
  • VLASS targets update discussion: Existing calibration tickets in good shape. Still waiting for RFI flagging heuristics (blocker). Imaging mostly descoped.
  • ALMA imaging targets discussion: schedule is tight but so far manageable. A new tclean issue found in ephemeris imaging.



Build, Release

  • Telemetry enabled by default for 5.4.0-25 prerelease package. Telemetry can be disabled by setting "EnableTelemetry: False" in the the ~/.casarc file or by setting CASA_ENABLE_TELEMETRY environment variable to "false".

Verification Testing

Validation Testing



  • added clone of Eigen3 to configure (if it is not found on the system)
  • got the automatic update of the casa-source git submodule link working for CASAtools (updated if all tool tests pass)
  • worked on a plan for interactive clean (sans DBus)
  • got all useful changes pushed into git from before vacation


Developer Reports

Monday Meeting
  • Sanjay Bhatnagar
  • Sandra Castro
  • Lindsey Davis
  • Bjorn Emonts
  • Pam Ford
  • Enrique Garcia
  • Bob Garwood
  • Kumar Golap
  • David Mehringer
  • George Moellenbrock
  • Dirk Petry
  • Martin Pokorny
  • Federico M Pouzols
  • Urvashi Rao
  • Darrell Schiebel
  • Kanako Sugimoto
    • visit CV 7/9-18
    • infrastructure testing and a bug fix with the help of Lindsey and Rachel ( ICT-11583)
    • discussions: SRDP, ALMA development project (Stephen Leff), HPC related w/ Sandra, Ryan, Morgan, a Project Management Division staff, etc. etc.
  • Ville Suoranta
  • Takahiro Tsutsumi
Friday NAOJ Meeting (06/29/2018)
  • Wataru Kawasaki
    • CAS-11346 (sdimaging/tsdimaging image inconsistency) Resolved
    • CAS-11503 (sdimaging/tsdimaging metadata inconsistency) Underway
    • Helpdesk work for an inquiry about the unit of uvw output from exportuvfits
      • Dave told me it was second - thanks!
      • Looked into MSFitsWriter codes to see how the uvw values are output - found they were normalised with the speed of light
  • Takeshi Nakazato
    • management
      • validation coordination of CAS-7908
      • updated development environment for NRO 45m data filler
    • validated CAS-11498 (verbose option for plotms text export)
    • completed CAS-11528(pressure unit)
      • affected tasks: importasap, importnro, importatca, importasdm (Bob will work on importasdm)
    • fixed CAS-11571 (importnro temperature value bug)
  • Renaud Miel
  • Suminori Nishie
    • CAS-11427 Unit for PointingDirectionCalculator (25 functions).
      • Testing Item List - Finalizing. Detail method call sequence (In progres).
      • Designing/Coding Google-Test Program, based on the listed sequence (In Progress)
    • Personally recalling O-DBMS ,(something is reminded me of in MS)

-- TakeshiNakazato - 2018-06-26
Topic revision: r16 - 2018-07-02, DarrellSchiebel
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