Monday Morning Meeting 09/17/18

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  • Phone: (434) 817-6524


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  • CV:
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News / Meetings / Visitors

  • CASA SW Engineer search committee formed
  • Upcoming CUC meeting in SO 10/25 - 10/26
  • Upcoming Pipeline developers meeting in SO 10/29 - 11/2
  • Upcoming ICT leads meeting in SO 11/6 - 11/8
  • Raba in SO for all of this
  • 5.4.0 - 9/24
  • 5.4.1 - 10/5


  • Proposed revamp of Jira CASA component list and default ticket assignees
  • CASA 5.5 Development page is up
    • Dates should be solid
    • Stakeholder meeting on Wednesday
    • Development items are very preliminary placeholders
    • Trying to minimize work fragmentation across tickets/branches this time around
    • Action for developers:
      1. Condense old tickets on related tasks in to single 5.5 development ticket
      2. Close old tickets
      3. Make single branch for all related work in 5.5
  • Plone evolution for 5.5
    • Discontinue offline documentation (excepting the task parameter listing)
    • Move to new theme and organizational layout for online documentation
    • Begin regular design documentation and review of development items in Design section


  • Cycle 6 OFFLINE E2E tests are ongoing: 2 issues reported last week and fixed. Hopefully being able to pass release package on Sep 24th.
    • pipelineMakeRequest returns 0 even if it fails (ICT-13410): fixed and verified
    • urgent tweak to pipeline for tclean with robust < 0.0 ( CAS-11840): implemented and under tests


Build, Release

Verification Testing

Validation Testing


  • added autoconf checks for wcslib
  • added autoconf checks for rpfits
  • added autoconf checks for swig
  • added importmiriad (last task from non-experimental tasks listed on plone global task list)
  • updated gaincal task for skew between CASAtasks python state and CASA gcwrap python state
  • started creating JIRA tickets for outstanding issues as I go through the failing task unit tests
  • cleaning up for CASAtools


Developer Reports

Monday Meeting
  • Sandra Castro
  • Kana Sugimoto
  • Bjorn Emonts
  • Pam Ford
  • Enrique Garcia
  • Bob Garwood
  • Kumar Golap
  • David Mehringer
  • George Moellenbrock
  • Dirk Petry
  • Federico M Pouzols
  • Darrell Schiebel
  • Ville Suoranta
  • Neal Schweighart
  • Takahiro Tsutsumi

Friday NAOJ Meeting (09/12/18)
  • Wataru Kawasaki
  • Takeshi Nakazato
  • Renaud Miel
    • CAS-8087!PlotMS pointings plot
      • PlotMS GUI / handle ra/dec parameters changes: ongoing, labels highlight done
      • evaluated yEd graph editor tool to document/visualize current PlotMS GUI implementation
  • Suminori Nishie
    • CAS-11427 Unit Test (UT) for PointingDirectionCalculator
      • Found a bug on this Unit Test, CAS-11818 was created. Sumi was assigned
      • Moving Source calicuation. Mostly Done. Totally refactoring the source.
      • Coding RowNumber inspection and other minor testing code.
    • CAS-11818Bug: Moving Source calculation may cause crashes in specific API sequence
      • JIRA, Bitbucket were done, closed, the source code was already mergerd to Master.
      • My first ticket(JIRA) and source code (git) operations supported by Takeshi.
    • Other
      • reading CASA future plan, focusing on low-level/phicial IO improving with multi-core based.

-- TakeshiNakazato - 2018-09-11
Topic revision: r14 - 2018-09-17, KanaSugimoto
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